Orthodox Christmas in Russia

 A Russian Orthodox faithful prays during a Christmas church service in Moscow on Jan. 7. The Russian Orthodox Church celebrates Christmas according to an ancient Julian calendar.

A Russian Orthodox faithful prays during a Christmas church service in Moscow on Jan. 7. The Russian Orthodox Church celebrates Christmas according to an ancient Julian calendar.

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A Russian Orthodox faithful prays during a Christmas church service in Moscow on Jan. 7.

 A Russian Orthodox faithful prays during a Christmas church service in Moscow on Jan. 7. The Russian Orthodox Church celebrates Christmas according to an ancient Julian calendar.

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