Moscow haunted: goblins and ghosts rule the show

Halloween is all about scaring away the ghosts and ghouls, but in Moscow it is mostly about having fun.

On Sunday night, crazy-looking crowds were flooding the capital’s clubs to show off their horror-movie looks and let it rip a little.Here you could find nurses and policeman, pirates and other sorts of professionals, both Russian and expats.One traveling Halloween lover told RT that Halloween is becoming more and more popular around the world.“I spent a lot of time in Venezuela,” he said. “They are really big on Halloween there, also Japan and everywhere really.”

Halloween came to Russia after the fall of the Soviet Union and has rapidly gained popularity in the country. Every year on October 31 clubs and bars hold theme parties which gather those loving to party with a twist.