Religion: Red Easter

Moscow prepared this week for its gay est Easter since the Bolshevik revolution.† New bells and bells long silent will ring out from the gilt onion domes of the city's churches, whose fresh paint will be ornamented with red and white flowers, hyacinths, roses and lilacs. For paskha and koulich, the elaborate cakes which, with colored eggs, are taken to the churches to be blessed on Easter eve, white flour can be bought with ordinary ration coupons. (Nonbelievers also rushed for white flour to make festive cakes for Red May Day, highpoint of...

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