Christmas

Christmas in Krapivniki

Christmas in Krapivniki

Yesterday Russia celebrated Christmas, one of the two main religious holidays along with Easter. …

Putin: new year will be better than previous one

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 …

Georgia celebrates Orthodox Christmas

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 …

Russia celebrates Christmas

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 …

Russian children presented with books and sweets at initiative of Leyla Aliyeva

Russian children presented with books and sweets at initiative of Leyla Aliyeva

The head of the Russian representation of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Leyla Aliyeva, has congratulated Russian children on New Year and Christmas. On her initiative workers of the …

Tbilisi hosts Christmas procession with elephants and camels

Tbilisi hosts Christmas procession with elephants and camels

The Alilo traditional Christmas procession has come to an end in Tbilisi. It started at 02:00 PM from the metropolitan area of ​​Roses. It was attended by clergy, parishioners, children and the …

More than 1000 people await Christmas cake at Manezhnaya Square

More than 1000 people await Christmas cake at Manezhnaya Square

More than 1000 people are queuing for Christmas cake in the center of Moscow on Manezhnaya Square. "The weight of the cake is more than 400 kg. 12 people carried and placed it on the …

 Georgia celebrates Christmas

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 …

Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulates Christians on Christmas

Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulates Christians on Christmas

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has congratulated the Orthodox Christians of the country on Christmas. "This holiday symbolizes the bright power of faith, hope and love and unites people around traditional …

Russia celebrates Christmas

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 ...

Journey to Christmas

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 …

Putin to celebrate New Year with family

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 ...

Medvedev to celebrate New Year in Sochi

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 …