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How would April 17, 2015 be written in Russian, or 4.17.2015?

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April 17, 2015 => 17 апреля 2015 г.

4.17.2015 => 17.04.2015

http://www.gramota.ru/spravka/letters/?rub=data

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    This is not just a Russian convention, but is used throughout Europe (and in fact most, but not all, of the world outside of North America).
    – KCd
    Jun 26 '15 at 16:57
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Based on your additional question, there is a special (old-fashioned) way of writting dates that is currently used on a tombstones and railroad equipment. For instance, here's how May, 4 2006 will look like:

May, 4 2006.

So, in case of April 17, 2015 it will look like:

    17 
 20 -- 15 
    IV 
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Just to be absolutely strict and specific, here is the direct link to CLDR, which specifies the date/time format for Russian locale: http://st.unicode.org/cldr-apps/v#/ru/Generic/

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