Every year on 7 January the Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas, which is one of the Twelve Great Feasts.
The Christmas Eve is on 6 January, and in the night of 7 January the Divine Liturgy takes place. The next 12 days after Christmas are known as Christmastide. In many of the CIS countries the Orthodox Christmas is a public holiday.
- 27 december 2018 CIS Executive Committee started drafting the CIS 2030 Economic Development Strategy
- 25 december 2018 Valentina Matvienko: The Council of the Eurasian Women's Forum shall transform into a platform for meaningful discussions
- 18 december 2018 IPA CIS International Observer Team at the snap elections to the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia published its findings