Maslenitsa: the Meaning, History, and Traditions of “Russian Mardi Gras”

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    Orthodoxy RS Well-Known Member

    Russians generally have a bad rap as being dour and grumpy. Some Russians will even agree with this characterization, making a point to ridicule how Americans always smile. But there’s a few weeks in the year when no Russian will pretend to be anything but joyful. One of these is, obviously, Paschal Week. But another almost […]

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