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The Traditions of Celebrating Maslenitsa

(updated 09:25 08.01.2015)
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The Traditions of Celebrating Maslenitsa
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Maslenitsa is a cycle of folk holidays that has been observed in Russia since pagan times, celebrating the end of winter, the welcoming of spring and remembering dead ancestors

Maslenitsa is a cycle of folk holidays that has been observed in Russia since pagan times, celebrating the end of winter, the welcoming of spring and remembering dead ancestors