On Sunday, some of the Russian capital's most creative dog owners brought their fluffy friends to the Yama amphitheater for the first "Pesi Party" costume contest for dogs. Four-legged bees, Cheburashkas and more could be seen roaming around the square.
Prizes were given out in three categories: "Best paired costume," "Most original costume" and "Grand Prix." The event helped benefit a good cause, as well, raising money to help construct a new shelter for stray dogs.
Here's a look at some of the best-dressed candidates: