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Celebrating International Women’s Day

Thu, Mar 11, 2010 No Comments

As many of you may be aware, most of the Handy Backup development and marketing team is located in Novosibirsk, Russia. Spring here, especially March, is a great and crazy time loved by ones and hated by the others – it’s a beautiful atmosphere of a war between cold in the air (it’s rarely warmer than 0°C or 32°F) and waking warmth in the hearts.

However, there’s one day this month that absolutely all Russians love: an International Women’s Day, celebrated on 8th of March each year. Started a hundred years ago as a Socialist political event, today it has grown to a mixture of Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day, when men express appreciation to all the women in their lives and give them flowers (traditionally, tulips) and small gifts.


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