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Alexandra Viktorovna Frolova – candidate of historical sciences, senior researcher of the department of Russian people of the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology of the Russian Academy of Science, tells about Christmas fortune-telling, Christmas trees, and celebration traditions in cities and villages
How did Peter the Great, trying to introduce Russians to European culture, lay the foundations for the celebration of the New Year? When and how did the tradition of decorating homes with Christmas trees and lights appear?
What saints did the conquistadors pray to and why did they decide to conquer Mexico? What was the ethnic, regional, and age composition of the Conquista?