A force or event that stops a quick succession of other events.

Derived from Napoleon's and Hitler's failed conquests, as a result of invading Russia during the winter.
As soon as Napoleon faced the Russian Winter, he was headed for his Waterloo.

Tim got to first, second, and third base with Anna, but then faced his Russian Winter of her purity ring, preventing him from getting to home base.
by Calvin Dean December 21, 2009
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A term used by Armchair Historians, typically seen on Reddit or in uncivil Youtube Comment Sections.
Person 1: WW2...what can I say except I know everything about it from Oversimplified...
Person 2: What did you learn?
Person 1: Russian Winter lol
by Laurie Cathal November 20, 2020
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The act of stroking one's own penis, particularly during a dry spell or a time of deep, crippling loneliness. This is nothing to be ashamed of.

The derivation of this term is in the imagery of one being a soldier in the Grande Armée, while his/her penis represents Napoléon Bonaparte.
"He's been doing surprisingly alright since the breakup. He's just been soldiering through the long Russian winter with Napoleon day by day. Every day. All day."
by Ed the Trell January 10, 2019
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