Christmas

Villefand on weather in Moscow on Christmas Eve

Acting Head of the Hydrometeorological Center of the Russian Federation, Roman Vilfand, told what weather is expected on Christmas Eve in Moscow and Moscow region. According to him, at night, in the capital, it will be 3-5 °C below …

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Kazakh president extends Christmas greetings

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev extended his Christmas greetings to the Orthodox Christians of the country, according to the press service of Akorda. "Dear compatriots! Congratulations on the bright holiday …

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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 Moscow and all Russia on the …

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Armenian Apostolic Church celebrates Christmas

On Sunday, January 6, the Armenian Apostolic Church is celebrating Christmas and Epiphany, News.am reports. On this occasion, Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II is offering a special Divine Liturgy at the Saint …

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Georgian Orthodox Church celebrates Christmas

Members of the Georgian Orthodox Church, together with part of the Orthodox world, celebrate Christmas today according to the Julian calendar, Agenda.ge reports. The special liturgy commenced at Tbilisi's Holy Trinity Cathedral at …

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Orthodox believers celebrate Christmas

Orthodox Christians in Russia and other countries around the world are celebrating Christmas on January 7, an event which 2017 years ago marked the beginning of the new history of mankind, TASS reports. Christians conclude a four-week …

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 Christmas facade projections to be shown in Moscow

In Moscow, a special Christmas greeting video will be projected on two houses on Novy Arbat, the press service of the City Municipality reported. The projections will be shown from 16.15 to 0.00 on the houses № 11 and 19, the message …

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Putin invites Macron to visit Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin invited his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron to pay a visit to the Russian Federation. The head of the Russian state invited the French President in his Christmas and New Year's greetings to the French …

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Christmas in Iraq

Christians gather to celebrate Christmas in Mosul church for first time since Isis driven out

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Christmas in Krapivniki

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

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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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