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whether this was influenced by their different experiences and different views as to what constituted the starting point of the independent Lithuanian state. KEYWORDS: politics of memory, collective experience, National Day, public holi- days, religious holidays, democracy and authoritarianism

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In: Lithuanian Historical Studies
Author: Sergei I. Zhuk

, including fragments of the opera Jesus Christ Superstar , in a major anti-religious campaign in Dnepropetrovsk Region. People called this campaign “Keep Youth Busy during Big Religious Holidays.” Communist ideologists organized various events that involved all local students in voluntary activities during

In: Russian History

researched and many of them are very informative. Gary Marker's article is enlightening with reference to the importance of Old Church Slavonic literature even up to the eighteenth century. Henryk Baran's article, "Religious Holiday Literature and Russian Modernism," shows very cleverly how authors were

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies

seventh-century Vita of Symeon of Emesa and especially the tenth-century Vita of St. Andrew the Fool – exploring how core episodes from Andrew’s life in particular entered into the Russian paradigm. Moving away from Panchenko’s emphasis on carnival rituals, Hunt identifies the religious holiday of the

In: Canadian-American Slavic Studies

50,000 persons are registered drug addicits. In 1976, 15,378 persons were murdered. Murders occurred mainly on days off, on state and religious holidays, and on days devoted to family celebra- tions and rituals. Ninety-seven percent of murders due to hooliganist moti- vations are committed by

In: The Soviet and Post-Soviet Review

religious holidays. The city, Church and state governments also tolerated a certain level of violence, directed against people of different faiths. An inherent attendant of the religious riots or smaller disputes was litiga- tion. This conclusion to the book was probably meant to consolidate the

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In: Lithuanian Historical Studies
Author: Dejan N. Zec

religious services and celebrating religious holidays, even if they were not particularly devout. Harmless as they seemed, such forms of opposition were considered very dangerous in the immediate post-war period and the communists reacted quite severely. In 1949, for instance, Borislav Pekić, who was later

In: Violent Resistance

of the economy. Looking at it objectively, the working week was shorter for the Jews. While they observed the sabbath and did not work on Jewish religious holidays, the Christians forbade them to trade during Mass, and later on Sundays and on Catholic feast days; butchers were not allowed to work

In: The History of Jews in Lithuania

of the economy. Looking at it objectively, the working week was shorter for the Jews. While they observed the sabbath and did not work on Jewish religious holidays, the Christians forbade them to trade during Mass, and later on Sundays and on Catholic feast days; butchers were not allowed to work

In: The History of Jews in Lithuania

show how the top religious officials observed these religious holidays at the very end of the institution of the Patriarchate. The tables show a relatively healthy diet, which emphasized fish and was probably low in fat. Most likely, this diet aided longevity, but we must stress that most Russians did

In: Russian History