Ivan Kupala (or Ivanov Day) is a popular pagan holiday, celebrated in Russia, Belarus, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Ukraine during the days of the summer solstice, on July 6. During this day many ceremonies and rites are performed. All the rituals are connected with water, fire and plants. 

Find out how Russians celebrate

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Ivan Kupala (or Ivanov Day) is a popular pagan holiday, celebrated in Russia, Belarus, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Ukraine during the days of the summer solstice, on July 6. During this day many ceremonies and rites are performed. All the rituals are connected with water, fire and plants. 

Find out how Russians celebrate

Source: TASS-PHOTO

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