Peskov reminded that the New year, like Halloween, too, came from abroad

MOSCOW, October 28 — RIA Novosti. The Kremlin does not apply to cases banning the celebration of Halloween, said the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.

“There’s probably only able to afford such little historical reminiscence: the New year has never been traditional Russian holiday and also came from abroad,” said Sands, answering the question about calls to ban the holiday in Russia.

Earlier, the head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov has called the celebration of Halloween “household Satanism” and stated the inadmissibility of its manifestation in schools.

According to him, the Orthodox Church and the spiritual leaders of Russian Muslims have repeatedly spoken out against the proliferation of “dark Halloween traditions”.

Halloween is the eve of all saints ‘ Day, having Celtic roots. Celebrated on October 31, the most widely in the English speaking world, since the Halloween decorations have become popular throughout Europe and the former Soviet Union.