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1. A Holiday for Every Occasion

Traditional celebrations like Maslenitsa are accompanied by new ones, like Chinese New Year. The party never stops!

Tags: st. petersburg, holidays, maslenitsa
By Irina Bukharin
2. Let the Maslenitsa Begin!

Russia's Maslenitsa week has begun! So what's it all about?

Tags: maslenitsa, blini, lent pascha, Orthodox
By Linda DeLaine
3. Bliny

In honor of Maslenitsa, we offer this great story/essay by Chekhov on bliny: "Did you know that bliny have been around for over a thousand years, since what is known as the old Slavonic ab ovo...? They appeared on earth before Russian history began and have lived through it all from the beginning to the last page, without any doubt, invented, like the samovar, by Russian minds...."

Tags: bliny, holidays, maslenitsa, chekhov
By Anton Chekhov

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