Support The Moscow Times!

Now is the time to support independent reporting from Russia!

Contribute Today

Moscow Is Ready to Celebrate the New Year

There's just one more day before the New Year — the main Russian holiday. The city is decorated with Christmas trees, lights, seasonal markets and even snow brought from other cities for the festivities.

Despite the lack of snow and unusually warm weather, Muscovites are ready to wish each other a Happy New Year, light sparklers and exchange presents, because Moscow's holiday look is unlikely to leave anyone without a festive mood.

Here are some photos of Russia's capital waiting for the New Year: