The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) is the international conference devoted to discuss the economic and business issues. This international conference is going to held on 16-18 Jun in the year 2016. The first SPIEF conference was held in the year 1997 and since 2006, it has been held under the supervision of the Russian Federation president, Vladimir Putin.
12th June Russia Day - It is one of the youngest holidays in Russia, because it is celebrated since 1992.The day is for the celebration of Russia's independence after Soviet Union dissolution in 1991.
The day also marks the creation of President post in Russian Federation, national flag and national anthem.
It was first named as "Russian Independence Day", but renamed as "Russia Day" in 2002. Russia Day is celebrated on 12th June every year since 1992.
Russians are celebrating Easter in Russia on 1st May, 2016. Many Christians celebrate this festival on 27th March according to the Gregorian calendar. This is the public holiday in Russia and people celebrate this event with full zeal.
The meeting was held to discuss about the FIFA event that is going to happen in Russia in 2018. The Russian President congratulated the Gianni Infantino for appointing as a FIFA president.