The Russian Santa Claus is known as Ded Moroz. “Ded Moroz” translates to “Grandfather Frost” in English, but most English speakers simply call him “Father Frost.” He is a figure associated with Russian Christmas traditions and New Year's traditions.

The Russian Santa Claus is known as Ded Moroz. “Ded Moroz” translates to “Grandfather Frost” in English, but most English speakers simply call him “Father Frost.” He is a figure associated with Russian Christmas traditions and New Year's traditions.

The Russian Santa Claus, “Ded Moroz” or Father Frost, is more often seen in the traditional blue robes that match his granddaughter's, the Snow Maiden.

The Russian Santa Claus, “Ded Moroz” or Father Frost, is more often seen in the traditional blue robes that match his granddaughter's, the Snow Maiden.

Russian Father Frost and his granddaughter Snowmaid girl show their Norwegian brother Julenissen their Moscow residence.

Santa Claus sightings: Father Christmas appearances around the world

Russian Father Frost and his granddaughter Snowmaid girl show their Norwegian brother Julenissen their Moscow residence.

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