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Russian Easter. Can You Say “Христос Воскрес”? Posted by on Apr 16, 2014

This year Пасха (Easter) in Russia and Easter here in US coincidentally fall on the same day, so I decided to give you an overview of what Easter is like in Russia. First of all, forget the bunny; there is no Easter bunny in Russia. Also, forget the whole Easter basket for kids: Easter in…

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Even More About Russian Easter Posted by on Apr 12, 2012

As promised, here’s the rest of the story about Russian Easter. The first week after Easter Sunday is known as Пасхальная неделя (Easter Week). The biggest day of this week and the peak of the Easter celebration is Красная Горка (Low Sunday). And here we have the word красный in its meaning of “beautiful” instead…

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