Новогодние русские традиции
Unlike many countries, in Russia New Year is one of the most important and long-awaited holidays. Even Christmas is less important holiday, than New Year, though Christmas is also a very big holiday recently. Usually New Year is celebrated with friends, and Christmas is truly family holiday. It is celebrated in the bosom of the family. The obligatory attribute of New Year is a fir-tree, fireworks, Bengal lights and New Year's crackers, champagne and salad "Оливье".