5420Re: [orthodox-synod] practices in Holy Russia before 1917
- Nov 29, 2001Actually I wouldn't tell that this is an old Russian
tradition, the christmas tree and all the characters
has been popularized in Russia just in early 20th
--- Petteri ja Paula Genis <pgenis@...> wrote:
> This is a rather old custom. It was much revived_________________________________________________________
> during the Soviet regime. It ascends to the
> pre-Christian Russia.
> Peter Genis
> The Russian Finn. The Finnish Russian.
> Suomalainen Venalainen. Venalainen Suomalinen.
> ----- Original Message -----
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> Subject: [orthodox-synod] practices in Holy Russia
> before 1917
> Is the invention of Grandfather Frost and Snow
> Maiden one of Soviet
> Russia, or did the people have this custom before
> the revolution?
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