Russian climate: What’s the weather really like here? Before coming to Russia, I had been warned of Russian winters. Whenever I told people that I would be here until December, a typical response referred to the freezing conditions I would have to endure. As we approach the end of November, I have certainly noticed the ...
Ice Ice Baby: How Not to Slip So the snow has begun to fall in Moscow and although that may bring pretty landscapes and much frolicking, it also brings treachery… especially at the moment, when the layer of snow is thin and prone to melting and refreezing whilst the temperatures fluctuate about zero. On the one ...