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Vegas-Style Weddings to Be Offered in Moscow on Valentine's Day

A Moscow cinema is planning to mark this year's Valentine's Day by giving loved-up couples the chance to get a "fast-track" marriage — just like in Las Vegas.

The Polet (Flight) movie theater will hold a party of fake matrimonies on Feb. 14, welcoming all those who wish to tie the knot in a more informal setting, the TASS news agency reported Monday, citing authorities in the city's north-western district.

The report added that the couples will be bound by no legal obligations after the event.

The "fast-track" weddings will not be the first of their kind to take place in Russia. A few years ago, a chain of restaurants in Moscow and St. Petersburg invited a pastor from Las Vegas to conduct marriage ceremonies over Skype — with couples receiving a certificate from Nevada a few days later.

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