Power of worship – 956 kW for Dedushka Frost in Minsk 📷

After Soviet communists abolished God and replaced Christmas with a New Year, this is a major holiday in mostly (by culture and superstition) ‘Christian’ Orthodox Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine. In spite of mass revival of that religion, old Soviet worship of Dedushka Frost (who replaced Saint Nicholas) remains unshaken and much stronger than en-masse proclaimed faith: Orthodox Christmas is on 7th of January, and it is preceded by the most strict Nativity Fasting, while the New Year has always been (since the Soviet times) big time Feasting. In spite of no frost and no snow, Dedushka Frost is being made happy with bountiful New Year offerings.

Dedushka Frost is being made happy with bountiful New Year offerings
Dedushka Frost is being made happy with bountiful New Year offerings

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