At ticket costs of two,000 to 18,000 rubles ($28-250), many Russians are forsaking a longheld household custom and staying dwelling over Christmas and New Yr.
Right here’s one testimony from Novosibirsk:
‘!n October-November 2022 I went to the NOVAT web site to purchase a ticket.
‘Think about my shock once I found that “our” tickets price 5 thousand rubles every. At first I used to be shocked, then outraged. It’s not like I don’t have ten thousand. They, thank God, are. However I can’t waste my month-to-month meals finances on maintaining the New Yr’s custom. I can’t afford it. The significance of bodily meals over the non secular prevails. The eldest daughter, already a youngster, though she was wanting ahead to this occasion, rapidly entered the place. However earlier than the youngest it was very embarrassing to elucidate…’
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