1939: First christmas card with “Crimson Star”

In Dec. 1938, publishing house«Правда» has issued this “Happy New Year” postcard. Almost all christmas cards after this time were represented by the Kremlin stars, emphasizing that the USSR’s new year is not the ringing of church bells and chiming clock.

Santa Claus uses yacht in 2014

30 members of the yacht club “Шкипер” who are in the costumes of Santa Clauses travel on a yacht on the Yenisei River in honor of closing the sailing season. That day the air temperature in Krasnoyarsk was minus 18 degrees celsius.

photo by- Ilya Naymushin

via- http://ria.ru/