New Year

New Year's Moscow (photo-report)

The New Year’s Eve 2020 turned out to be snowless and with no frost  in Moscow. However,  Muscovites and guests of the capital spent good time walking along the decorated streets, buying original gifts at fairs, ice skating, …

Over 50 babies born on New Year’s eve in Moscow

More than 50 babies have been born in Moscow on the evening of December 31, 2019, and in the early hours of January 1, 2020, most of them are boys, the Moscow Mayor’s website reported. "As many as 53 babies were born in …

Numerous cars burned during New Year’s Eve in France

Vandals in Strasbourg, France, marked the start of 2020 by setting countless vehicles on fire. Police have not disclosed how many cars were torched, but a source told AFP that the figure was larger than the previous year. A number of …

Vladimir Putin sends New Year greetings to collegues

Russian President Vladimir Putin extended his greetings on Christmas and the New Year 2020 to heads of foreign states and governments, as well as leaders of international organisations. In his greetings addressed to President of …

Peskov reveals how Putin celebrates New Year

Russian President Vladimir Putin prefers to celebrate New Year together with his family and friends, if his working schedule allows, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. The Kremlin spokesman …