Christmas in Russia: Nativity Fast, Christmas Eve,  Twelve days of Christmas, Epiphany

ChristmasChristmas is the holiday of the birth of Jesus Christ, the Savior of the world, whose advent gave people hope for mercy, kindness, truth and eternal life. The Orthodox Church observes Christmas according to the Julian Calendar, on January 7, while Western churches celebrate it on December 25, in accordance with the Gregorian Calendar.



More on Christmas Holidays in Russia

Nativity Fast
Christmas Eve
Twelve days of Christmas