“Svyatki”- A Post-Christmas Divination Tradition in Russia - Global Storybook

“Svyatki”: A Post-Christmas Divination Tradition in Russia

Apart from being the coldest month in Russia in general, January is also the month when the Orthodox Russians celebrate Christmas.  However, it is not the only tradition in Russia during this month.  Once the Christmas is over, a period ... Read More
Wooden table with dishes of russian cuisine - borscht, pelmeni, herring, marinated mushrooms, salted cucumbers, vinaigrette, sauerkraut, rye bread, pancakes, cheese pastry, Russia - Global Storybook

Traditional Russian Dishes Served on the New Year’s Eve

Like many other nations across the world, Russians love their food.  And on the New Year’s Eve, in particular, there is usually no expense spared when it comes to this festive dinner.  I have compiled together some of our nation’s ... Read More