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    • A pair is kissing in Red Square in Moscow
    • People take pictures in Red Square
    • Young ladies walk near the GUM shopping centre in Red Square, Moscow
    • People take selfies in snowy Red Square in Moscow
    • A janitor cleans the snow near the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin wall
    • A snow-cleaning truck on the Vasilyevsky Slope in Moscow
    • A man takes a selfie with a snowy Moscow street in the background
    • A worker installs an artificial Christmas tree in Red Square
    • A pair takes a selfie in Red Square with Saint Basil's Cathedral in the background
    • A monument to Marshal Zhukov in Manezh Square in Moscow
    • People enjoy snowy weather near the GUM shopping centre in Red Square
    • Ladies play snowball in the street in Moscow
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    A pair is kissing in Red Square in Moscow

    With a bit more than a month left before the New Year celebrations, we invite you to have a virtual stroll in central Moscow.

    The Russian capital has been blessed with the first long-lasting snowfall on Friday, making the city look more beautiful with glittering snowflakes falling down from the sky. 

    Muscovites and foreigners made the most of this splendid weather and took many selfies in Red Square. 

    Check out Sputnik photo gallery to see the heart of Moscow covered with snow. 

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