Christmas

Putin: new year will be better than previous one

Russian President Vladimir Putin took part in Orthodox Christmas service at St. George’s (Yuriev) Monastery in Russia’s Veliky Novgorod. After Christmas liturgy he said that 2017 will be much better than the past …

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Georgia celebrates Orthodox Christmas

Adherents of the Georgian Orthodox Church, together with other members of the Orthodox world, are celebrating Christmas today according to the Julian calendar, Agenda.ge reports. The special liturgy commenced at Tbilisi's Holy …

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Russia celebrates Christmas

Today Russia celebrates Christmas, which is one of two most important religious holidays along with Easter. Patriarch Kirill congratulated Orthodox Christians after a midnight service at the Cathedral …

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 Georgia celebrates Christmas

Today Georgian Orthodox Christians are celebrating Christmas: services were held in all Orthodox temples of the country. Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II delivered a Christmas service at the Holy Trinity …

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Russia celebrates Christmas

Today Orthodox Christians are celebrating Christmas, one of the biggest and most ancient Christian holidays. The main solemn service was held in the Christ the Savior Cathedral by Patriarch Kirill of ...

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Journey to Christmas

For a whole month (from December 18th to January 17th) Moscow has been hosting the festival 'Journey to Christmas'. The festival is taking place at 38 venues in the capital. There will be Christmas fairs, masterclasses and …

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Putin to celebrate New Year with family

Russian President Vladimir Putin will celebrate the New Year at home "with his family, as always," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, giving no location details. According to the press ...

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Medvedev to celebrate New Year in Sochi

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is going to spend the New Year's holidays in Sochi. "I will go to Sochi. Where else? It’s good there. The snow has fallen, the temperature is fine,  it’s …

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