S Rozhdestvom!


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Christmas in Russia


Today in Russia we celebrate Orthodox Christmas. Thus, Russian Christmas is celebrated according to Julian calendar on January 7.

С Рождеством (s Rozhdestvom)! Merry Christmas!

Merry (Russian Orthodox) Christmas! Pre-1917 Russian Christmas postcard.
Merry (Russian Orthodox) Christmas! Pre-1917 Russian Christmas postcard.

Iosif Brodsky wrote a poem in 1963 which was translated by Jamie Olson: Continue reading “Christmas in Russia”