The From Moscow with Love team is back after a 12-day national New Year’s holiday. Find out what Vasily and Nataly did in their time off. How do Muscovites spend their free time? Was this year’s celebration any different from the previous ones, in light of the current international geo-political situation? How happy are the residents of the Nation’s Capital?
Ever heard of the Russian Old New Year? Remarkably, there are people in Russia who still celebrate it today. What are its origins and how different is it from the traditional New Year’s celebrations?
On her vacation trip to Germany, Nataly had an encounter with a Transport Police officer, who enquired where she was from. Find out what his reaction was when he heard she was visiting from Russia.
Meanwhile, Vasily visited an old Russian town of Pereslavl-Zalesski. Located hundreds of miles from the nearest sea is the birthplace of the Russian navy. We tell you how in 1692, Tsar Peter the Great set up a “toy flotilla” on the banks of Lake Pleshcheyevo in this beautiful Russian town.
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