#NewYear

A Stellar New Year Party: How They Celebrate in Space

The most unusual New Year parties are those arranged by astronauts

Ideas for Winter Holidays: What to Do in Krasnaya Polyana

Ski slopes to rival the Alps' ones, plus incredible entertainment and attractions: here's some ideas for what to do in Krasnaya Polyana during the winter holidays

New Year’s Tree Drop-Off Point to Open in Moscow

After the holidays come to an end, Muscovites will be able to dispose of their New Year’s trees in an environmentally conscious manner

Russian Father Frost Receives over Three Million Letters

The main residence of the Russian Father Frost in Veliky Ustyug received over three million letters before New Year’s Day

Ideas for New Year’s Celebrations: Stuffed Beets

Treat your friends to these cute, tasty and healthy little appetizers

New Year Train Hits the Tracks in Moscow Metro

A train in honour of the upcoming New Year celebrations is running on the Moscow Metro’s Ring Line

Quick Alphabetical Guide to the World of Bubbly

How to spot the difference between champagne, sparkling wine, cava and prosecco

ABBA Songs to Play in Moscow Metro During New Year’s Holidays

ABBA songs, as well as scores from comedies, will be played in the Moscow metro during the upcoming holidays, according to the City Hall’s official website

Seven Things to Do Before the Clock Strikes Twelve

Follow our to do list to start a new life in the New Year

Cold and Beautiful: The Best Snow Maidens of Instagram

The Snow Maiden, or Shegurochka, is one of the most important and beloved characters of the New Year holiday period in Russia

A Christmas Fairytale in Russia’s Metropolises

Check out the most magical images of wintertime in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kazan in our photo gallery

Homeless Santas Send Holiday Greetings

St. Petersburg charity makes a touching holiday video starring homeless Father Frosts

Moscow to Spend About $50 Million on New Year Celebrations

RBC added up government procurement figures and discovered that the Government of Moscow is planning to spend at least three billion roubles ($49.1 million) on celebrations

Russia’s ‘Main Christmas Tree’ Adorned with 800 Ornaments

The New Year tree installed on Cathedral Square in the Moscow Kremlin this season has been decorated in a retro style

Olivier Salad: King of the Russian New Year’s Table

It's tasty. It's nourishing. It's Russian. Learn how to cook one of the core elements of the Russian celebration

Horizontal Christmas Tree in Moscow’s Gorky Park Goes Viral, Sets Record

Moscow’s Gorky Park erected a horizontal Christmas tree on Dec. 21 that “floats in the air” at the park’s main gate

Entry to 87 Moscow Museums to Be Free During Winter Holidays

Some 87 Moscow museums and galleries will offer free admission during the New Year holiday period from Jan. 2 to 8

Moscow to Open over 200 Christmas Tree Markets

Over 200 Christmas tree markets will traditionally be opened on the streets of the capital before the New Year

Hundred-Metre Ice Slide Opened in Centre of Moscow

An ice slide operates daily between Revolution Square and Manezhnaya Square from Dec. 16 to Jan. 15 in the heart of Moscow

Three Easy Turkey Recipes for Christmas Dinner

Salt, pepper and a few tricks will help you cook a delicious turkey meal

New Year's Eve in Karelia: What to See and What to Do

How to spend your holidays, apart from taking walks and breathing in the crispy clean air