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1. Leave your Gloves at Home

“Accordingly, the temperature will be seven to eight degrees higher than the climatic norm, which gives reason to say that the current winter will turn out to be the warmest over the last 140 years of instrumental observations in Moscow.”

- Chief Specialist of the Moscow Weather Bureau Tatyana Pozdnyakova

Tags: winter, weather
2. Moscow's December Was Light on Sunshine

Muscovites are no longer in the dark about the amount of sunlight they got in December: just eight hours.

Tags: global warming, environment, weather, Moscow, winter
3. The Irony of Weather

Desperate times, and the need to create a festive atmosphere, call for desperate measures. 

Tags: winter, city life, Moscow
4. 11 Reasons to Be Grateful for Russia

Russians may not celebrate Thanksgiving, but we can still be thankful for Russia

Tags: st. petersburg, Moscow, metro, samovar, tea, winter, blini, russian language, poetry, soviet union, literature, babushkas, nature, dacha, railroad, train
5. Baby, It's Cold Inside

Every autumn, Russians only have one question: Когда начнётся отопительный сезон!? (When are they going to turn on the heat?)

Tags: language, winter, weather
6. Smart Homes, Sledgehammers, and Star Wars References

Old meets new in the Far North, while both pranksters and public officials see their performances go awry.

Tags: Star Wars, seals, north, winter
7. A Dog and a Muscovite Come In from the Cold

Three things you can find online and in real life: cats, dogs, and video games.

Tags: polar bears, composers, united states, winter, zelenogradsk, cats, dogs
By Tiffany Zhu
8. Krasnoyarsk Goes All Potemkin

Authorities in Krasnoyarsk want to put the Siberian city's best face forward for March's Universiade sporting event, while covering up local pollution and snow-deficit issues. Residents are having none of it.

Tags: winter, pollution, sports, siberia
9. The Visitation

In 1947, on the 17th day of February, one of the largest meteorites to strike the Earth in the twentieth century fell in the Russian Far East. Its landing site was a perfect spot from which to watch the Geminid meteor showers.

Tags: winter, Russian Far East, meteors
10. Veliky Ustyug

Yuli Lyubeznikov and Alexandra Ivanova show off their town, one of the oldest in the Russian North: Veliky Ustyug

Tags: travel, towns, winter, Father Frost
By Lyubeznikov and Ivanova

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