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Pancakes Flip and Fires Roar over Maslenitsa 2019

Over the past week, Russia celebrated the pre-Lent festival known as Maslenitsa, or Pancake Week. Besides an abundance of blini (pancakes) served, it all came to an end with traditional bonfires across the country.

Here's a look at the fun and fire that took place over the weekend.

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