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From the Archive: A Real Russian Winter From the 90s

An abnormally warm winter caused by an atmospheric front from the Atlantic Ocean has caused one of Moscow’s warmest years in history — with snow barely making an appearance all season. As a result, many Muscovites are dreaming of going back in time just to see some snow.

In the meantime, the only opportunity to feel like it’s winter anytime soon is on Jan. 19, when Russians celebrate Epiphany, one of the main religious holidays of the season.

But for now, here’s a time machine back to a true Russian winter from the 1990s:

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