As we look forward to celebrating Russian Orthodox Christmas with @Anton_Astrey & Pyotr tonight, it’s time to share some winter impressions of snaking rivers & frozen landscapes in eastern Russia ??Unfortunately I can’t say exactly where, but the beauty of nature is breathtaking. pic.twitter.com/Hse0ZtvEHZ
— Matthias Maurer (@astro_matthias) January 7, 2022
German astronaut Mathias Maurer shared photos of snow-covered Russia taken on board the International Space Station.
On Christmas Day according to the Julian calendar , he wrote: “It’s time to share some winter impressions of the winding rivers and frozen landscapes in eastern Russia. Unfortunately, I can’t say exactly where it is, but the beauty of nature is breathtaking.”
Earlier, Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov showed how the Alps, the Caucasus Mountains and Crimea in the snow.
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