It’s common knowledge that Russia gets really cold in the winter — in parts of the country, it plunges down to -50 Celsius. -30 Celsius isn’t even a big deal. So there are things you learn to survive.
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Top of the list: Hats and hoods are important. Most of your heat escapes through your head. This is truth. Cover your head.
Layering is also important. Shirts under sweaters. Tights under jeans. Do it.
What also helps is vodka.