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Христос воскрес – Happy Easter!

Христос воскрес – Happy Easter!

A Russian Easter Easter is an important holiday in Russia and and like many countries in Europe, Russians celebrate Easter with decorated eggs and special foods and customs. The Russian Easter egg tradition dates back to pre-Christian times when people saw eggs as a symbol of fertility and also as a device of protection. When Orthodoxy … Continue reading

Famous Russian Artist, Wassilly Kandinsky

Famous Russian Artist, Wassilly Kandinsky

For an injection of culture to get you ready for the weekend, we thought we’d take a quick look at one of Russia’s greatest artists, Wassily Kandisnksy. Kandinksy was born in Russia in 1866 and is credited with being one of the world’s first purely abstract painters. He believed art and spirituality had great connections … Continue reading