People will ring in the year 2018 in Russia Most countries in the world live according to the Gregorian calendar. It was introduced by the Pope Gregory XIII in that place of the Julian calendar. People will ring in the year 2018 in Russia The difference between these 2 calendars today is 13 days, and it increases by 3 days every 400 years. That’s why there is such a holiday as Old New Year: People will ring in the year 2018 in Russia it’s New Year according to the Julian calendar, and some countries still celebrate it. However, nobody neglects "regular" New Year. The Gregorian calendar was introduced in 1582 in Catholic countries, and it was gradually distributed to other countries.People will ring in the year 2018 in Russia According to it, on January 1, the year 2018 will begin.