May 01, 2019

Spring has (Not) Sprung

Spring has (Not) Sprung
Victor Bogorad

In most of Russia, getting through весна (spring) is rough, especially in the age of social media.

In early March, when Moscow is still buried under more than a meter of snow and people are buried under many inches of fur and heavy wool, there is nothing more annoying than Instagram photos of daffodils, forsythia and cherry blossom buds.

Где весна?” (Where is spring?), Muscovites moan. 

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