Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas

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7 January Ukraine celebrates Christmas.

Sunday, January 7, Christians of the Eastern rite celebrate one of the most important religious holidays – Christmas.

Solemn services are held in all Orthodox churches of Ukraine.

After Christmas believers come Christmas time – a time of special spiritual joy and victory celebrations. These days, from 8 to 17 January, canceled a one-day posts on Wednesdays and Fridays.

The President congratulated Ukrainians on Christmas

Recall, 25 December in Ukraine for the first time officially celebrated Christmas according to the Gregorian calendar.