Sled Warfare Marks Defender of the Fatherland Day in Moscow

For the seventh year running, the creative, the resourceful and the war-hardened came together in Moscow for the Battle of the Sleds at Sokolniki Park.

In honor of Defender of the Fatherland day on Feb. 23, participants brought sleds designed like tanks, planes, boats, spaceships and other self-styled war machines.

Here are some of our favorites: