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    • Winter Fairy Tale in Moscow
    • Winter Fairy Tale in Moscow
    • Winter Fairy Tale in Moscow
    • Winter Fairy Tale in Moscow
    • Winter Fairy Tale in Moscow
    • Winter Fairy Tale in Moscow
    • Winter Fairy Tale in Moscow
    • Winter Fairy Tale in Moscow
    • Winter Fairy Tale in Moscow
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    The snowfall came amid rising temperatures, with wind gusts reaching speeds of 15-18 meters per second.

    Above: Snowfall on Kremlyovskaya Embankment in Moscow.

    Heavy snowfall began in Moscow late afternoon on Tuesday. In the next two days, Moscow is expected to see up to 25 centimeters of snow.

    Sputnik presents a gallery of images of the Russian capital covered with a snow blanket.

     

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