‘Men’s Day’ celebrated in Russia, several former Soviet Republics

BY newsdesk  February 24, 2014 at 5:18 PM EST

During a competition to celebrate the Defenders of the Fatherland Day, a Belarusian soldier takes a severe blow. Also known as “Men’s Day” — somewhat similar to Father’s Day — the late-February Russian holiday is celebrated in several former Republics, including Ukraine and Belarus.