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Nativity Nesting Dolls

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Nativity Nesting Dolls vrwhiz As a visitor to Russia several years ago I had the wonderful experience of seeing many beautiful handcrafts in the local markets. I purchased a lovely Nativity nexting doll set. Since then, I put this out each Christmas to always remember my special time spent in Russia.

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short remark

Christmas Around the World, Europe, Russian Federation

short remark lvmadsen In Russia, christmas is not being celebrated as much as in most other Christian countries; instead, the Russians tend to celebrate the New Year. Apart from that: the Russian words for “Merry Christmas” actually translate into something like “Happy birthday Jesus”!

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Two Types of Christmas

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Two Types of Christmas Shon There are primarily 2 types of Christmas. The first being the Orthodox celebration which begings with decorating and touching up a family icon in the cener of a wheel. From there the families would go door to door singing “Christ is born” and spining the wheel to send the message

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A True Russian Christmas

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A True Russian Christmas misha A “true” Russian Christmas like over the world is the celebration of the Birth of the baby Jesus. For Russian Orthodox Christians, this day is extremely Holy. The Christmas celebrations begin in November, when Lent (Fasting) before Christmas begins. Russian people stop eating any product that comes from an animal

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Письмо Дедушке Морозу.

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Письмо Дедушке Морозу. Andrey Письмо Дедушке Морозу. Дорогой Дедушка Мороз, поздравляю тебя и твоих друзей с Новым годом. Желаю тебе счастья, здоровья и много друзей. Мне десять лет. Я бы хотел, чтобы ты мне принёс что-нибудь из «LEGO Technic». Я очень рад, что скоро наступит Новый год. Моя самая главная мечта – чтобы все мамины

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The Story of Baboushka

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The Story of Baboushka Grandfather Frost IN RUSSIA BABOUSHKA A WITCH VISITS THE CHILDREN WHO HAVE BEEN GOOD ON CHRISTAMAS EVE. SHE WAS THE ONE WHO TOLD THE 3 WISE MEN TO GO A DIFFERENT WAY HOME. IF SHE DIDN’T THE KING HEROD WOULD HAVE FOUND THE BABY JESUS AND KILLED HIM. THE NAME MIGHT

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