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There are 10 item(s) tagged with the keyword "new year's eve".

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1. Grinches, GPS Art, and Gordon Ramsay

In this week's Odder News, Russians are not happy with their gifts, an underwater winter wedding, and cooking for President Putin.

Tags: olympics, hockey, new year's eve, New Year, Irkutsk, lake baikal, Yekaterinburg
2. Weak Stomachs, Romanov Reboot, and Ciao to 2021

In this week's Odder News: the weirdest New Year's show ever, the most eco-friendly person ever, and great news for Russia's orphan care system.

Tags: romanovs, milla jovovich, sobyanin, New Year, new year's eve, urgant, orphanage
3. The New Year's Fairytale Nobody Asked For

A little girl from Moscow just asked for a robotic toy dog, but instead, she got a rather unusual tale from one of Russia's head political leaders. 

Tags: fairy tales, new year's eve, New Year, politics, humor, toys, gifts
4. A Glutton's New Year Feast

The pirog is quite capable of holding the flag as the most important dish in Russian cuisine. It is a filling, generous, and hearty meal, containing all the major food groups (vegetables, animal protein, grains, and bread) rolled up in one.

Tags: holidays, new year's eve, cooking, pirogi
5. Bunkers, Beglov, and Bad Weather

In this week's Odder News, next year will be better, St. Petersburg's mayor should move to Africa, and bunkers are hip.

Tags: snow, cuban missile crisis, cold war, norway, new year's eve, New Year, ice, snow, beglov
6. How to Pick a Christmas Tree Like a Russian

A Russian tree retailer lends some tips on how to land the perfect spruce you've been pining for. 

Tags: trees, Christmas, new year's eve, New Year, holidays, holiday
7. Out with the Old, in with the Emu

2018 is out, 2019 is in, and even with the holidays, Russian news didn’t stop.

Tags: Moscow, new year's eve, New Year, putin
8. How to Celebrate the New Year

Are you sure you know how to appease the Fire Monkey and get your New Year off to a good start? We have tips! Learn how to decorate your house, what food to serve, and what to wear to ensure good luck in 2016.

Tags: new year's eve, holidays, traditions
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
9. Grandfather Frost: More than Just Santa Claus

Don't be fooled: the old man with a white beard and red coat is not Santa Claus. It's Grandfather Frost! Learn how to tell the two apart with this handy list.

Tags: ded moroz, grandfather frost, holiday, new year's eve
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
10. Happy New Year!

The New Year is Russia’s biggest holiday. But where does it come from – and why does it look so suspiciously like Western Christmas?

Tags: russia, holiday, holidays, peter the great, communists, bolsheviks, new year's eve
By Eugenia Sokolskaya

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