RUSSIA: Notes, Jun. 16, 1924

A new Soviet calendar divides the year into twelve months of 30 days each; each month has six weeks of five days each, each week has four working days and one holiday. The extra five or six days at the end of each year form a special holiday week at the end of the year.

In the Caucasus, Sunday is called Lenin Day because the great Red Chief was buried on a Sabbath (TIME, Feb. 4). A report that Russia was to be renamed Leninia or Leninland lacked confirmation. Petrograd has already been...

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