OREANDA-NEWS  Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated the Russians on the International Women's Day, separately noting the female servicemen, whose courage, determination and courage amaze the most hardened fighters.

The eighth of March, the head of state noted, is celebrated in many countries, but in Russia it is celebrated with "special warmth and meaning", the kindest and most sincere feelings, since the sublime to a woman, to motherhood, is passed on by Russians from generation to generation.

Today, Putin said, all Russians express love and admiration to their mothers, grandmothers, sisters, wives, daughters, girlfriends, "they strive to please their dearest and closest, to hug, to tell about what sometimes there is not enough time for in the daily whirl of affairs, to convey greetings and kind, sincere words to those who he believes and waits at home in the time of trials and separation."