Christmas around the World; Russia
Green Home Blog
DECEMBER 15, 2012
Christmas around the World; Russia. In the early 1990s, when we spoke of Russia, we meant the vast, eastern European stronghold of nations from Lithuania in the far northwest to Kyrgyzstan (Kirghiz) in the far southeast. Basil’s Cathedral When the religion-hating Soviet Union imploded in 1991, creating (or recreating) 14 countries, traditions that had been buried in the memories of an older generation sprang to life again, and all it took was the slightest breath of freedom.