Russian Holidays Jeffrey Tayler explains how in Russia, secular Christmas and Orthodox Christmas have been supressed. The big holiday is New Year''s Eve, when Russians express the hope and longing of their thousand-year history.
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Russian Holidays

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Russian Holidays

Russian Holidays

Russian Holidays

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Jeffrey Tayler explains how in Russia, secular Christmas and Orthodox Christmas have been supressed. The big holiday is New Year''s Eve, when Russians express the hope and longing of their thousand-year history.