Pictures of The Month Part 1


Fireworks on Defender of the Fatherland Day (Men’s Day) in Moscow. The holiday celebrates people who are serving or were serving the  Russian Armed Forces, but nationally it has also more recently come to include the celebration of men as a whole.

A free night at ice rinks of Moscow was held in Moscow. The list of participants  included tens of parks Fili Park,  the Gorky Park skating rink ,two ice skating rinks  in the Bauman Garden, Tsarytsino Park and the Hermitage Garden . The musical theme for night sessions at all these venues was inspired by Russian legendary movies.



The first  “air zebra crossing sign” in the city has been installed in February at VDNKh.


Dozens of canceled flights and almost 1,000 traffic incidents overnight – the strongest ‘early spring’ snowfall in 50 years has stormed the Russian capital.


Muscovites dousing themselves with ice water in honor of Defender of the Fatherland Day on February 23 (+2 degrees).

Moscow’s buryats celebrating the Buddhist New Year at the VDNKh All-Russia Exhibition Center (February 9). The buryats are the major northern subgroup of the Mongols.


On a world tour promoting “Deadpool”, Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds  made his way to Moscow.


The Viennese Ball was held last month in the German-Russian House (February 27). The Viennese Ball is a formal event recalling the romance and elegance of the 19th century. Each Viennese ball usually adheres to a strict dress code.




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