Instaweek: What do Russian snowmen look like?

RBTH presents a news digest based on Instagram photos related to Russia

Making a snowman is a favorite winter pastime. Instagram is entertainment for all seasons. Let’s see what happens if the two are combined.


A photo posted by Mаria Kern (@maria_kern) on Dec 12, 2013 at 1:57pm PST

Someone’s decided to sculpt himself a girlfriend, whose icy beauty will be admired for a long-long time.

Snowmen often resemble people not only in appearance, but in character. For example, they can have bad habits.

But not all snowmen are humanoid. Take a look at this sweet kitty and its creator.


A photo posted by @typilkin on Dec 12, 2014 at 4:27am PST

Our lineup of snow curiosities includes the faun - a creature of Roman mythology.


A photo posted by Anton Vanyushov (@anton_vanyushov) on Dec 12, 2013 at 11:13am PST

But whoever or whatever your snowman is — human, animal or God knows what, the main thing is for it to have a name! This one’s called Gosha.

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