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11. Twin Christmases

In February 1582, the Catholic Church, in the person of Pope Gregory the thirteenth, decreed a new, more accurate calendar to replace the Julian calendar, which had been in use since 45 BC. The revision meant dropping 10 days off the year...

Tags: holidays, christmas, russia
By Paul E. Richardson
12. Russian Orthodox Christmas

The Church's celebration of the Nativity is on January 7th; information about the Feasts of Christ's coming into the world and Scripture readings for the services and Liturgies.

Tags: orthodoxy, holidays, christmas
By Linda DeLaine
13. Holiday Gift Ideas

Where we reveal where to buy everything from Russian cologne to Russian videos.

Tags: gifts, buying guide, christmas, holidays
14. Women's Day?

A look at the origins of International Womens Day (March 8), how it was celebrated in Soviet times, and how it is changing today.

Tags: holidays
By Maria Kolesnikova

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