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Russian delegation celebrates Christmas with Martyrs' children.

Damascus, (SANA) -- A Russian delegation from President Putin Youth Organization shared sons of Syrian Arab Army martyrs celebration on Christmas at Commission of Sons of Martyrs' Schools, where six young men wore Ded Moroz costume (the Russian Santa Claus).

Six other ladies wore the costume of Ded Moroz's granddaughter, Snegurochka, with her white and sky-blue clothes, celebrating with schoolchildren and the administration of the school Christmas.

Ded Moroz and his granddaughters granted gifts to the children while chanting Christmas songs, as they also decorated trees and drew paintings that express their joy of the occasion.

Head of the delegation, Alexandra Davidkina, told SANA that she came along with her friends to celebrate with martyrs' children on occasion of Christmas, following the Russian traditions for what Christmas represents for children.

Coordinator of the delegation, Dmitry Merkulov, clarified that the idea originated after a visit paid by the delegation to Children of Martyrs' School last month, expressing hope that they could have made the children happier through this gesture.

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