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Russian New Year and Russian Christmas

Russian Winter Holiday celebrations are the longest and most anticipated of the year, running from the end of December until mid-January.  The Russian New Year’s and Russian Orthodox Christmas season is marked with what a Westerner would call a Christmas tree, but in Russia is called a “New Year Tree,” Novogodnyaya Yolka. For about 80 … Read More >>