You want to know what we think in Russia about the situation with the American elections? We think this is the end of democracy in the USA. Just as there is a shadow state, there is a shadow national spirit that exists besides the social networks and television. It is supported by the values that we call traditional and that have been mocked or distorted in the recent years. But they still exist: family, children, faith, national independence, national culture, a healthy business competition.
The Orthodox Christmas Eve is called “sochelnik” after a special meal cooked on this day. In Orthodox tradition, Christmas Day ends the so-called Christmas Lent
If you are in the mood for dancing, romancing, or trying to lose some Xmas kilos), do put Raffaella Carra Ballo Ballo on repeat – and enjoy!
Walking in the Biryolyovo Arboretum for the first time in winter brought lots of skiers, children and glorious snowed pine trees
I’m sure you’re interested what measures are undertaken in Russia for New Year Night 2021. Restaurants and Red Square close for the night.
Overall, I’ve had a fantastic year 2020. For the year 2021, I want to wish us all to be patient and flexible. Happy new year!
A Letter from the year 1925 from a collection Letters from Father Christmas by John R.R. Tolkien. Narrated by Julia Shuvalova
My dear readers, I’m not Father Christmas, but just like him I have been dreadfully busy. I’ve been studying a lot this year, and I’m
Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby recite Jingle Bells to music in a special performance for Happy Holidays from Bing and Frank.
The Hammock for the Falling Stars is book for which 17 female authors wrote over 30 tales that take the reader to four corners of the world