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Green and Greener: How Moscow Celebrated St. Patrick’s Day

How Russians and Irish caroused together on the "green" weekend in Moscow

Brest Manufacturer Packs Socks in Cans

The Brest Stockings Plant, or BChK, released a limited batch of socks packaged in cans just in time for the holiday Day of the Defender of the Fatherland on Feb. 23

It's Maslenitsa Week in Moscow

Maslenitsa, the folk festival often referred to as pancake week that takes place the week before Easter, will be one of the main events this weekend in the capital

Indigenous Peoples Celebration to Take Place in Moscow

A celebration of the indigenous peoples of the Arctic will take place in Moscow on Feb. 20, according to a statement issued by Greenpeace Russia

Moscow Gets Ready to Celebrate Maslenitsa

Thirteen festival locations will be operating throughout the Russian capital from Feb. 17 to 26

Syrniki: A Sweet Russian Treat for Valentine’s Day

For this year’s Valentine’s Day, you can prepare a little surprise for two – sweet syrniki, cottage cheese pancakes, with fruit or berries

Moscow Libraries Hope to Play Matchmaker on Valentine’s Day

Moscow’s libraries are extending an invitation to all single Muscovites to come and find dates there on Valentine’s Day

Moscow History Museum to Give Visitors Free 'Golden' Cake

The State Historical Museum in Moscow, in honour of its 145th anniversary, will treat visitors to cakes covered with edible gold

‘Journey to Christmas’ Festival in Moscow Receives Over 12 Million Guests

Over 12 million people visited the "Journey to Christmas" Festival and almost two million people rang in the New Year on its premises

A Stellar New Year Party: How They Celebrate in Space

The most unusual New Year parties are those arranged by astronauts

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

Emir Kusturica Designs Raketa Watch for 100th Anniversary of Russian Avant-Garde

Emir Kusturica has designed a new Raketa watch to be made at the Petrodvorets Watch Factory to celebrate the centennial of the Russian avant-garde movement

Over 1,200 People Visit Hanukah Event in Moscow

Participants witnessed a light show, took part in fun competitions and enjoyed a live concert

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

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