Happy New Year’s Russian-Style!

2 Jan

To learn more about Russia’s celebration of New Year’s and Christmas, look at  these links:

http://wscsd.org/ejournal/spip.php?article176

 http://www.iht.com/articles/2007/01/05/news/russia.php ( a recent news article in the International Herald Tribune)

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0801/S00010.htm (Putin’s address to the public, a New Year’s tradition)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/7166566.stm (an increase in sales of rats in Russian pet shops because it is the Chinese Year of the Rat!)

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