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March 8, 2001
Celebrating Women
Celebrating Women
By Linda DeLaine

International Womens' Day; Russia honors the role of all women in Russian culture.

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Tags: russia, women, international
January 23, 2001
Russian Pascha
Russian Pascha
By Linda DeLaine

Easter is the most important celebration of the Russian Orthodox Church. Find out what constitutes a traditional Pascha meal and read the Patriarch's message.

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Tags: russia, pascha, easter
December 10, 2000
Readings for Feast Day of St. Nicholas
Readings for Feast Day of St. Nicholas
By Linda DeLaine

Scriptures and prayers for the Orthodox Feast Day of St. Nicholas of Myra.

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Tags: st. nicholas, readings, church, christmas
November 7, 2000
Day of Accord and Reconciliation
Day of Accord and Reconciliation
By Linda DeLaine

Celebrated on November 7, this Russian holiday used to be called Revolution Day and was the most important holiday during the Soviet Era.

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Tags: russian revolution, holiday, 1917
Christmastide Tradition
By Linda DeLaine

St. Nicholas, Babouschka, Christmas Eve festivities . . .Ded Moroz leading to Christmas on January 7th.

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Tags: traditions, christmas