Ded Moroz


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Ded Moroz

personification of winter; “Grandfather Frost.” [Russ. Folklore: Misc.]
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Strangelove," promising to close the "Doomsday gap" with the West, and Ded Moroz (Father Frost), who miraculously resolves people's problems.
I wasn't sure what 'Jew' meant, but I knew two things: That it carried great importance for my family and that it was the reason why Ded Moroz gave me a present but Santa did not.
Asserting that America's withdrawal from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty demands that Russia develop new weapons, he sneered, "And they should not whine later that we are allegedly trying to gain certain advantages." Putin's character was a cross between the Soviet ambassador in "Dr Strangelove," promising to close the "Doomsday gap" with the West, and Ded Moroz (Father Frost), who miraculously resolves people's problems.
The 67-year-old actor, named Valery Titonenko, playing Ded Moroz or Father Frost 6 the Russian version of Santa Claus 6 was seen laughing and enthusiastically running after kids at the party in a video footage of the event in Kemerovo, Siberia, before suddenly freezing and falling backward.
"We were told that Sylvester was an anti-Semite, that we are celebrating a Christian holiday, but it's a completely secular day, and the Yolka tree and the Ded Moroz (Grandfather Frost) existed long before Christianity itself, in the Nordic and Slavic traditions."
A man dressed as Ded Moroz (Old Man Frost or Grandfather Frost), the Russian equivalent of Santa Claus, walks while selecting the best snowman during the festive preA[degrees]holiday competition 'Parade of Snowmen' at the Royev Ruchey Flora and Fauna Park in the suburbs of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia.
The whole family can get to meet Ded Moroz -- a Slavic fictional character similar to Santa -- his granddaughter Snegurochka (the Snow Maiden), and the villain Baba Yaga (a female supernatural being).
In America, he is also known as Kris Kringle and around the world he has many different names, including Pere Noel in France, Babbo Natale in Italy, Saxta Baba (Frozen Dad) in Azerbaijan and Ded Moroz (GrandpaFrost) in Russia.
According to data collected from Posts known to handle mail for Santa and other popular holiday figures - from the Three Wise Men and Saint Nicholas to Ded Moroz, the mythical character is expected to receive more than seven million letters this year.
The monument was painted in red and white, with the name "Dyado Mraz" (the Bulgarian version of Russia's Ded Moroz a a character playing a role similar to that of Santa Claus) written underneath it.
Damascus, (SANA) -- A Russian delegation from President Putin Youth Organization shared sons of Syrian Arab Army martyrs celebration on Christmas at Commission of Sons of Martyrs' Schools, where six young men wore Ded Moroz costume (the Russian Santa Claus).