Veterans pose for a photo at the Victory Museum before an event marking the 75th anniversary of USSR territory complete liberation from Nazi invaders, in Moscow, Russia. The front part of the panorama is a layout of the facade of the Reichstag, which are designed historically reliably and in full size.
Brightly colored and illuminated figures are displayed during the Magical Chinese Lantern Festival in Moscow, Russia. The Magic Chinese Lanterns festival is a colorful and spectacular show, combining the traditions of the ancient eastern country and modern technology in the Sokolniki Park of Moscow.
Masquerade costume of Empress Catherine I, centre, is displayed during the "Peter The Great. Collector, Scholar, Artist" exhibition, in Moscow Kremlin's museums, Russia. The aim of the exhibition is to demonstrate the significance and the revolutionary character of Peter the Greats reforms concerning patronage of arts and science.
Christmas light decorations are pictured at a warehouse in Moscow, Russia. Russians prepare to celebrate New Year's Eve on 31 December and Christmas which is observed on 07 January, according to the Russian Orthodox Julian calendar 13 days after Christmas on 25 December on the Gregorian calendar.
New Year Trees and Spasskaya Tower of the Moscow Kremlin are pictured on the Red Square, in Moscow, Russia. Russians prepare to celebrate New Year's Eve on 31 December and Christmas which is observed on 07 January, according to the Russian Orthodox Julian calendar 13 days after Christmas on 25 December on the Gregorian calendar.
Russian sailor raises a flag during a ceremony to handover Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky diesel-electric submarine to the Russian Navy at the Admiralty Shipyard, in St. Petersburg, Russia. Ivan Papanin heavily-armed icebreaking patrol ship is seen to the left behind the submarine.