The first day of school in Russia – Knowledge day (September 1):
The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS): Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. After the summer holidays the children go to school. The first day of school in Russia is a celebratory day. Children’s dressing up and giving flowers to their teachers. September 1, Knowledge Day in Russian schools.