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Moscow’s First Days of 2022, in Photos

Russia's New Year holidays came to a close on Jan. 10, meaning Moscow's residents headed back to work after a week of rest and relaxation.

This year, Moscow residents returned from holiday to bitter winter temperatures and warnings of an impending coronavirus surge.

However, some are using the extreme cold to honor the age-old tradition of ice fishing.

Here's what the first days of the year have looked like in Russia's capital: