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Red Armys Day

Red Army and RKKA are abbreviations for "Workers' and Peasants' Red Army", the armed forces organised by the Bolsheviks during the Russian Civil War in 1918. This organisation became the army of the Soviet Union since its establishment in 1922. "Red" refers to the blood shed by the working class...

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Tatiana’s Day

January, 25 is memorial of Tatiana the great martyr which is a patroness of all Tatianas. On January, 25 , back in 1755, Russian empress Elizabeth the Great founded the Moscow University. Since that this day has become the most favorite and the merriest holiday of students. It was the noisiest...

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Presents in Russia and America

Presents in Russia are generally a thing intended to be shrouded in mystery and surprise. In America, it is not uncommon to simply request what you want from family or friends and to receive it without ceremony. This is unthinkable in our tradition. It is a vital element of the present that...

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Christmas is celebrated in Russia as a religious holiday. Because the Russian Orthodox Church does not recognize the Gregorian calendar, religious events are timed according to the Julian calendar. This means that Christmas falls on the 7th of January. In point of whether New Year and Christmas...

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New Year

New Year is the principal winter holiday, as opposed to Christmas. It is universally recognized as such by both secular and religious people. Whereas New Year is mostly an occasion merely for parties and drinking in the West, most of the traditions associated with Christmas fall on New Year...

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Ottawa city/ Capital of Canada

capital of Canada and seat of Carleton County, southeastern Ontario, at the confluence of the Ottawa, Gatineau, and Rideau rivers. Its metropolitan area lies astride the Ontario-Quebec border. The first descriptions of Ottawa's future site were written by the founder of New France, Samuel...

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