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Russia's Retirees Dazzle on the Dance Floor

On July 25, hundreds of retirees joined a 10-hour dance marathon in Moscow's Sokolniki Park.

Part of the Moscow Longevity project, where Moscow's senior citizens are invited to continue to develop their skills in IT, sport and dance, 220 couples in their golden years twisted and tangoed for the contest's main prize.

Here's a look at some of the brightest stars:

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