Military Review

International Women's Day

International Women's Day
Photo: Alexey Pavlishak / TASS

Every year, on March 8, many countries around the world celebrate International Women's Day. Today, according to a good tradition, men will congratulate women on this bright spring holiday.

It is worth emphasizing that in our country this date has been celebrated for more than a century. For the first time, "Women's Day" was celebrated in Russia in 1913. True, then the date of the attack is not on the 8th, but on the 2nd of March.

March 8 was declared an official holiday in the USSR in 1965. Tellingly, at that time our country was almost the only one on the European continent where they did not work that day.

Another interesting fact about this holiday is that it was not always the day of "spring, beauty and women." Literally until the mid-80s of the last century, this date was associated with the struggle of women for political, economic and social equality, and its roots stretch back to 1857, when the “march of empty pans” took place in New York. The protest was organized by textile workers against the harsh working conditions and low wages of women.

Today, as mentioned above, March 8th is associated with the day of "spring, beauty and women." At the same time, despite the fact that women are often called the "weaker sex", some of them perform the most difficult tasks on an equal basis with men.

For example, many of our compatriots stood up for their Motherland and voluntarily went to the NVO zone. Tellingly, some of the representatives of the “weaker sex” have completely male military specialties and, on a par with male military men, carry out the tasks set by the command.

Today, more than 40 women serve in the RF Armed Forces under contract. In total, more than 300 thousand representatives of the weaker sex are involved in the activities of the Russian Ministry of Defense in one way or another.

According to the statement of the head of the Russian military department, Sergei Shoigu, about 1100 female servicemen are directly involved in the SVO in Ukraine.

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  1. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 8 March 2023 03: 54
    Happy holiday dear women! Separately, I want to congratulate the ladies who actively participate on the VO website and who do not always have to easily defend their point of view. Good luck, patience and success!
    1. Alena Frolovna
      Alena Frolovna 8 March 2023 05: 59
      Thank you for your kind words.

      SPRING and WOMAN are similar:
      Disequilibrium - in everything!
      Then suddenly, a little bit of a cold on the skin ...
      That sudden warmth...
      So wrote about us Alexander Taradov
      1. Tatyana
        Tatyana 8 March 2023 08: 58
        According to the statement of the head of the Russian military department, Sergei Shoigu, about 1100 female servicemen are directly involved in the SVO in Ukraine.

        Happy March 8, dear female soldiers!
        Huge love, respect and attention to you on this WONDERFUL day from the men, your colleagues! love
        I believe that this is exactly what will happen at the common friendly festive table today! drinks

        Goman Alexey sings. Lyrics: Boris Shifrin. Music: Kim Breitburg

        1. Tatyana
          Tatyana 8 March 2023 09: 11
          Our dear beloved men!
          A heartfelt thank you to all of you for your warm congratulations. on this wonderful Day of March 8!

          You men are our protection and support in our lives!
          Today we will celebrate this holiday together! drinks
          Good luck to all! yes

          Tanya, Tanya, Tanya - Grisha Petrov • Jan 25 2019 year
          1. Tatyana
            Tatyana 8 March 2023 09: 14
            Dear men!
            Let the attitude towards women at all ages fill your heart with love for women!
            May this love always be only happy with you!

            "Cherry in the garden" Victor Korolev. • 28 dec. Oct 2018
            Cherries in the garden! POSITIVE
            1. Tatyana
              Tatyana 8 March 2023 09: 15
              Dear men!
              From your respect and love for us, women, we always become more beautiful, younger and better throughout our lives! yes

              MINK AUTUMN. Not only young people dance beautifully. Watch to the end!
              1. dSK
                dSK 8 March 2023 10: 43
                Hello everyone!
                Spring holiday!
        2. Reptiloid
          Reptiloid 8 March 2023 18: 27
          Congratulations, dear Russian women!!! Thank you for everything! And here is my poem
          The poor woman's
          Life was hopeless
          They gave birth to children,
          They worked at home.

          They loved their husbands,
          And they went for water,
          And the hut was furnished
          Both in summer and in winter.

          But now the time has come ---
          Our tribe has risen
          The great Lenin came
          And the Holiday sounded!

          Evil "thaw" Khrushchev,
          Gorbachev's reforms,
          And all the enemies of the people
          Women's Day survived!

          Spring blooms, even burst!
          Birds sang songs!
          And all the women I know
          I will give that day:

          And grandmother and mother,
          Neighborly Tamara,
          Niece in a stroller
          To beat life with a key,

          All the girls in the class
          Savings bank employee,
          And even the cat Murka
          Happy Women's Day!

          May joy be reborn
          Spring will be spinning
          The birds will sing songs
          And in March, and then
      2. Blacksmith 55
        Blacksmith 55 8 March 2023 09: 43
        Good morning and Happy Holidays to all women in VO.
        Good and quatrain about a woman and spring.
        Never met before. And to the point.
        Once again, Happy Holidays and all the best in life, especially health.
    2. Maz
      Maz 8 March 2023 09: 48
      On International Women's Day We wish you, our relatives, So that the shadow does not touch the heart And the world so that it is brightly painted. We wish happiness to heaven, Or maybe even higher. We wish fabulous miracles, Good luck, that will not be superfluous. After all, you are like angels for us: Love, hearth, keep your family. Let it multiply a hundred times Everything that you value in life!
  2. My address
    My address 8 March 2023 04: 01
    Dear and incomparable! Happy Holidays, all the best to you! And take the humour:

    The husband tells his wife about fishing: - I look at my boxes of spinners and understand that they seem to be quite a few, but there is nothing to catch! “Darling, do you understand women looking at their wardrobes now?”

    - Seryoga, I don’t know if there is a god, but goddesses are found at every step

    - Zin, we women deserve to be loved more than we deserve!

    - Man, like Mishka, whom she introduced you to? - I rejected him - That guy? - I'm marrying him

    A wife should be such that you can go with her to the most luxurious restaurant and climb into the neighbor's garden for apples

    When a woman stops being young and pretty, she becomes wise and chic.

    And again from the memories of Adam: “HE could not keep up everywhere and therefore created HER. Heaven was where she was"
    1. Kote Pan Kokhanka
      Kote Pan Kokhanka 8 March 2023 05: 38
      Sincerely and from the bottom of my heart, I congratulate all the girls involved and not very much in the Military Review on the most beautiful holiday of the year !!!
  3. Andrey Moskvin
    Andrey Moskvin 8 March 2023 04: 34
    Everything in the article came down to the fact that our women fight on an equal footing with men. love
    Happy holiday ladies!
    1. Asad
      Asad 8 March 2023 04: 56
      ALL!!! Women with a holiday! Health and patience with us!
  4. Vladimir_2U
    Vladimir_2U 8 March 2023 04: 35
    Congratulations and best wishes to all our women! You deserve it just because you are!
    1. Alien From
      Alien From 8 March 2023 05: 53
      ""You deserve it just because you are!"" GOLDEN WORDS good
      To all the ladies of spring mood, good health, kindness and peace! 'Congratulations from the bottom of my heart love hi
  5. Ross xnumx
    Ross xnumx 8 March 2023 04: 37
    Congratulations to our Russian women on the holiday of spring! Great happiness to you, a cozy home and love of loved ones!
    Here's a gift for you:
  6. Egoza
    Egoza 8 March 2023 04: 43
    When I become an old aunt,
    And an evil bitch for sure
    In the nightmares of the nightmare
    Besides nuts slightly,

    When I will walk with a stick
    Scratch your hooked nose
    With an old faded washcloth
    On the head instead of hair,

    He’ll come to me,
    By an evil irony of fate
    My long-awaited hare prince
    My genius is pure beauty.

    Just look at me in the middle of the eye
    And the love ardor will disappear ...
    I mumble him: An infection!
    ! Where were you before?

    And he, putting a jaw in a glass,
    Sigh il fart ... Or hiccup:
    Will mumble quietly: My charm!
    And to the legs like a bag fall.

    I went to you, suffering
    I stupidly accomplished feats
    I was saving gold and stones
    And he collected crumbs of knowledge.

    And now you are worthy!
    Now, princess, it's all yours!
    Ah, old bald stupid warrior!
    And what shall we do, e-mine?

    This little horror story
    Morality, we still find:

    While you can - LOVE!
    And Printsev after we wait!

    Inessa Beloborodko
    1. Ross xnumx
      Ross xnumx 8 March 2023 08: 30
      Quote: Egoza
      This little horror story
      Morality, we still find:

      Something not very festive... Let's try this:
    2. Reptiloid
      Reptiloid 8 March 2023 10: 18
      HAPPY MARCH 8 I congratulate you, Elena! love A wonderful poem. laughing have something over recourse recourse to think
  7. Destiny
    Destiny 8 March 2023 05: 03
    Lovely Ladies! Congratulations on the Spring Festival, and we sincerely wish you:
    Beautiful words, pleasant dreams
    Flowers, flowers, more flowers...
    Attention of family and friends
    YES, gold jewelry
    Chic phrases, burning eyes
    Flowers more, more than once
    Men, so that someone is near
    Not just been, but to love
    Chic days, I’m silent about the night ...
    What else do I want to say?
    Stars in the sky, the brightest
    Happy holidays, gifts.
    To make all dreams come true ...
    Flowers, flowers, flowers again
    Sunny, spring
    So that the mood rises
    And repeat here is not a sin
    Spring, Love, Flowers for everyone !!!
  8. north 2
    north 2 8 March 2023 05: 30
    Flowers are beautiful in spring
    But women are even more beautiful.
    On International Women's Day
    I wish you love and happiness!

    Happy holiday, dear women!
  9. Van 16
    Van 16 8 March 2023 05: 30
    The beautiful half of humanity - Happy Holidays! Happiness, kindness, health, good luck!
  10. your vsr 66-67
    your vsr 66-67 8 March 2023 05: 59
    Happy holidays to all lovely ladies!
    There are no ugly women!
    Every woman has her own zest!
    Happy holiday dear! Life would be boring without you!
  11. Alexey Alekseev_5
    Alexey Alekseev_5 8 March 2023 06: 11
    Dear ladies, happy holiday to you. You will forgive us, men, for being so cute and beautiful, you are forced to take up arms and participate in CBO .. Once again, HAPPY HOLIDAY
  12. Lech from Android.
    Lech from Android. 8 March 2023 06: 21
    I join the congratulations of the forum members ...
    Dear Women Happy Women's Day!!! smile love hi
  13. Petr_Koldunov
    Petr_Koldunov 8 March 2023 08: 03
    Dear ladies! Without you in this world - GENERALLY there is no sense!
    From the bottom of my heart - congratulations on your Holiday!!!
  14. Million
    Million 8 March 2023 08: 58
    Dear women, today all the flowers are at your feet!
  15. DefenderofTruth
    DefenderofTruth 8 March 2023 09: 09
    Happy holiday, our dear women!
    Life on Earth is impossible without you!
  16. aszzz888
    aszzz888 8 March 2023 09: 48
    My sincere congratulations!!!
    Health, Peaceful Sky! Be happy!!! soldier
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  18. Rumata
    Rumata 8 March 2023 12: 34
    To all grandmothers, mothers, wives, bachelors, daughters, granddaughters, quilted jackets, color coats and especially fighters with a holiday!
    Z.Y. Postcard is not inserted.((((
  19. ivan2022
    ivan2022 8 March 2023 12: 44
    Happy holiday! I can imagine what a fight is now going on on the Izyum Way .... Like about 500 years ago under Ivan Vasilyevich.
  20. zenion
    zenion 8 March 2023 15: 55
    Well done women. This is not what Stalin said - women in the USSR will never go to war in the trenches. So it happened, because there is no USSR and there is no people's republic of Russia.
  21. Gips
    Gips 10 March 2023 01: 48
    The bourgeoisie always rewrites history in its own way. And such authors varnish)))
    Nothing detailed. March 8 is definitely connected with the communist worldview. This is a tribute to the struggle for women's labor rights in a capitalist society. For freedom from the understanding that a woman
    it is a commodity. Behind
    freedom from catalytic oppression.
    Only this is the truth. The rest is nonsense.