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1. Russian Easter Amid Conflict

Russia's 2022 Easter proceedings were tainted by the ongoing war in Ukraine.

Tags: Orthodox Church, religion, easter, war in ukraine, putin
2. Pysanky for Peace

Ukrainian Easter pysanky are a colorful symbol of peace and prosperity. As the country resists Russian aggression, there are ways to support Ukrainian pysanka makers, learn to decorate your own Easter egg, or join a local event to learn about this unique tradition.

Tags: traditions, folk art, art, charity, easter, Ukraine
3. Spring Cleaning for a Cause

Emptying out apartments, but keeping hearts full— this is how some Muscovites are giving back in anticipation of Easter. 

Tags: elderly, volunteerism, paskha, easter, spring
4. Celebrating Orthodox Easter

“Happy holiday to you. Be happy and healthy.”

– President Vladimir Putin in his Easter address to Russians

Tags: putin, easter
5. Great Lent

The Great Lent is forty days when the Church is involved in repentance, fasting, prayer and almsgiving.

Tags: orthodox, lent, fast pasch, religion, easter, paskha
By Linda DeLaine
6. Easter Reborn

Easter survived by stealth and cunning through the Soviet era. Now it is making a triumphant comeback in Russia as the country grasps religion anew.

Tags: religion, easter, paskha, orthodox
By Maria Kolesnikova
7. Russian Imperial Easter Eggs

Skilled craftsman, Carl Fabergé, and his unsurpassed eggs which were presented to the Tsar's family each Easter.

Tags: russia, faberge eggs, easter
By Linda DeLaine
8. Russian Pascha

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.

Tags: russia, pascha, easter
By Linda DeLaine

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