Soviet Christmas…Communist Christmas? Oxymoron?

When communists came to power in Russia in 1917, they banned religion and Christmas. But people wanted to celebrate and decorate their “New Year’s” (the new official name) trees. The government went along with that desire and started making the new kinds of ornaments. Like these ones…sovelka2

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