United Nations celebrates Russian Language Day every year on 6 June to raise awareness of the history, culture and development of each of the six official languages of the UN: Arabic, Russian, Spanish, Chinese, English and French. Hence the day is celebrated by UN as part of program to support and develop multilingualism and cultural diversity and to maintain the equality of all six official languages of the UN.
Russian Language Day is celebrated on the birthday of the great Russian poet A.S. Pushkin.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Secretary-General of United Nations: António Guterres.