There is one basic difference between those who are natives of cold countries and those who aren’t - the former don’t think much about the cold weather. Long, freezing winters are as much a part of their lives as sunshine for an inhabitant within the tropics.
Moscow is a very green city. However, it has places which are greener than usual. Vorobyovy Gory (Sparrow Hills) is one such place. The Hills overlook River Moskva (Moscow) and are full of birch, oak, aspen, maple and linden trees.