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Epiphany frosts, a bust of Lenin, and Russia in miniature Making a snowman, real New Year’s trees and tours in the State Hermitage Museum

Sochi trains in the metro, harsh winter weather, and the Eiffel Tower in Siberia

Every person in the RBTH team has his/her own view of the Russian reality. We glance through it, scrutinize, feast our eyes upon it. Noisy cities, abandoned villages, cozy cafes, industrial ghettos, trendy spots and chubby cats...
By Román Kiselev, RBTH
Ricardo Marquina
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Ricardo Marquina

Monday. The RBTH staff returned to work after a long winter vacation. The Multimedia Section prepared a new story about a workshop in Nizhny Novgorod that makes Orthodox icons.

Elizaveta Moskvina

Elizaveta Moskvina

Tuesday. Staff members draw inspiration from wherever they can. One of their sources of inspiration is everyone’s favorite Soviet cartoon character, Cheburashka. He can brighten the long work week. Learn vocabulary related to cinema and television.

Anna Trofimova

Anna Trofimova

Wednesday. Getting to work just became more enjoyable: colorful trains featuring the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics started running in the Moscow Metro. Get ready for the Olympics!

Roman Kiselev

Roman Kiselev

Thursday. But things on the street aren’t so calm. A snow storm hit Moscow. The day-time temperature reached -10 degrees Celsius (14 degrees Fahrenheit) and -18 Celsius at night (-1 Fahrenheit). The cold front throughout all of Russia will finally allow bears to hibernate for the winter.

Roman Kiselev

Roman Kiselev

Friday. It’s always nice to come home to your pets at the end of the work week, especially if you have a pet like this blue-and-yellow Ara Macaw. Yury Kuklachev doesn’t part ways with his beloved pets, even while at work.

Lavra Moia

Lavra Moia

Saturday. It’s best not to stay at home on the weekend. 70 km (44 miles) from Moscow, in the center of Sergiyev Posad, you can visit the Trinity Lavra of Saint Sergius, the largest Orthodox monastery in Russia. Read more about it here.

Ricardo Marquina

Ricardo Marquina

Sunday. Meanwhile, in the town of Yugorsk, you can see the Eiffel Tower. Sure, you’ll have to travel 2243 km (1394 miles) to the east of Moscow, but that’s still 600 km (373 miles) closer than Paris! Find out more about interesting places in Russia.

January 17, 2014
Tags: lifestyle, photography

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