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Fire and Festivities: Russia's Maslenitsa Through Instagram

Last week, Russia celebrated Maslenitsa marking the beginning of Lent. The festivities peaked over the weekend with plenty of scenes of pancakes and bonfires just about made for Instagram. We asked you for your best shots. Here are some of our favorites! 

This week, we’re looking for your best shots of Russia’s many churches. 

Submit your picture on Instagram by tagging us @themoscowtimes or using #themoscowtimes hashtag. 

Or check out our favorite views of bridges in Russia from last week here.

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