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Orthodox Christians Celebrate Easter

With "Holy Fire,'' fireworks and solemn Masses, Orthodox Christians around the world celebrated Easter on Sunday, commemorating the day followers believe that Jesus was resurrected more than 2,000 years ago.    Roman Catholics and Protestants marked Easter in March, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. Eastern Orthodox churches celebrated Easter this week, using the older Julian calendar.   Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry...

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