Moscow Cyclists Brave Minus 25 Degree Freeze For City Bike Marathon

Moscow's bicycle lovers took to the streets for the capital's annual winter cycle marathon this weekend, despite freezing temperatures of minus 28 degrees Celsius.

The marathon, which took place alongside the Kremlin Walls and the frozen Moskva River, is held in a bid to promote the need for better cycling infrastructure in the capital.


Dancing Bears and Trump Pancakes: Russians Celebrate Maslenitsa

Maslenitsa is a traditional Russian folk festival with pagan roots that celebrates the end of winter and the beginning of spring.

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