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Russian climate: What’s the weather really like here?

27 Nov 2021

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 ...
01 Dec 2016

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As winter arrived and snow began to fall, I realised that I lacked the vocab that is most needed right now – words to help me describe the weather! I don’t mean any old ...
01 Nov 2016

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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 ...
18 Aug 2016

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Last January we had a month-long spell of -25° C, with night-time temperatures as low as -29° C. I personally find a challenge to my existence fun and exiting, but you have ...