The state Duma has refused to cancel new year holidays
The state Duma rejected a bill to replace the holidays for extra vacation days, follows from materials of the lower house of Parliament.
This initiative made earlier by the parliamentary party. The bill also proposed to replace the weekend of 23 February, 8 March and 4 November days of paid vacation.
Introducing the document, the Chairman of the LDPR faction Yaroslav Nilov said that people should be given choice and to secure a certain number of public holidays that everyone can use them at will.
Also deputies on Thursday discussed a draft law of the Communist party faction, offering to reduce the new year holidays until January 3. The initiative was also rejected.