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How Do Russians Celebrate the New Year?

Welcome to a St. Petersburg family for a traditional celebration of the New Year. As Russians do not celebrate Christmas on December 25, New Year’s Eve is the main festival.

Young people tend to have dinner with their parents before going out to party with their friends after midnight.

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