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Russia Takes On the Viral Tetris Challenge

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Last year, a New Zealand police squad set the internet ablaze with the Tetris Challenge.

The challenge involves artfully arranging all of one's work tools and uniforms flat on the ground, making them fit together as if they were the iconic Tetris shapes.

This year, the trend got a second wind, with public workers around the world getting in on the challenge.

Because Tetris was first created in the Soviet Union, it's only fitting that Russians would take the Tetris Challenge into their own hands to show the rest of us how it's done.

Here are a few of our favorites:

Is getting married a civic duty? The verdict is still out. 

Russia's Supreme Hockey League gets involved with all their gear.

You never realize how many parts are involved until you lay it all out. 

Meanwhile, the slick work of the employees behind the Moscow city government's traffic agency.

This crew in Murmansk show us what they're made of. 

If you need something fixed, they've got just the set for you. 

It takes a lots to put out a fire, as this fire department demonstrates. 

We especially appreciate the multiple positions in which Tetris dolls can be arranged. 

Some next-level Tetris action that we reckon wins the round. 

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