It was so bad a state of emergency was declared.
Nearly half a month's worth of snow fell on the Russian capital over the weekend.
Three people were injured after an avalanche hit the Swiss resort of Schwaegalp on Thursday (January 10).
A private helicopter could be seen on Friday (January 11) using its propellers to remove thick layers of snow on top of trees along the highway connecting the towns of Taufkirchen and Holzkirchen, close to the German city of Munich.
Heavy snowfall in Austria and Germany resulted in the deaths of seven people, Austrian media reported on January 7, with thousands cut off in mountain regions.
A second winter storm in under a week has battered the northeastern United States, grounding planes, closing schools and knocking out electricity.
Burst pipes leave thousands without water while several meters of snow in Wales and Cumbria means some communities have been cut off for nearly a week.
The Siberian weather system sweeping the continent has been linked to 24 deaths across Europe, according to AFP.
Cold east winds have brought wintry weather conditions that are likely to continue into the week ahead
A satellite photographed Paris after last week's exceptional snowfall, resulting in stunning views of the City of Lights from 800 km above ground.
It is being blamed for a massive chain-reaction pileup involving 16 semitrailers and 38 vehicles in Michigan.
Heavy snowfall shut down two of the main airport's runways and created chaos on the city's highways.
Heavy snowfall in Moscow on Saturday and Sunday led to the death of a least one man.
On the theme of "Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World", the 2018 Global Economic Forum in Davos will open its doors despite a thick blanket of snow, and the risk that its closing speaker, Donald Trump, won't make it to defend his "America First" policy because of a shutdown back home.
Villages are cut off and isolated as the railway and the roads were closed due to the danger of avalanches. This includes the Swiss ski resort of Zermatt for the second time in two weeks
European volunteers are on high alert, as are the police, as thick blizzards act as no deterrent to migrants trying to reach France via the Alps, risking their lives.
More than 3,000 cars were trapped on the AP-6 motorway in Spain's Castile and Leon region waiting for rescue services to shovel out the snow.
Wind chills were forecast to fall as low as minus 40 degrees Celsius in some areas
Thousands of flights were cancelled and iconic tourist spots blanketed in snow as the Big Apple was hit by a Big Freeze
The weather phenomenon involves a rapid drop of pressure within a 24-hour period and brings blizzard conditions with heavy winds and waves.
A 16-year old German boy has died after starting a snowball fight with friends and touching an electric line above a train
Americans are behaving responsibly with huge snow drifts
Across the United States snow continues to fall
Hundreds of schools were closed for a second day across Britain on Tuesday as snow continued to disrupt travel across the country.
Roads closed, flights grounded and trains cancelled as heavy snow blankets large parts of the country.
Schools closed, flights cancelled and roads blocked in regional snowstorm.