Moscow

When I decided to visit Russia in January, in the coldest part of winter, no one was more shocked than my Russian friends. “You do realise Russia is in the northern hemisphere?” one asked, convinced I’d got mixed up. “Change your ticket come in July.”
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Moscow

Moscow might be plunged into a deep freeze in winter, but Christmas lights, decorations and festivities bring sparkle and a warm atmosphere to the Russian capital.
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