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Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin gave the go-ahead to "fountain season" at an official ceremony.
Andrei Nikerichev / Moskva News Agency

Moscow's Fountains Reopen to Mark Summer's Arrival

Though warm summer temperatures are just taking hold of Moscow, the capital's many grandiose fountains have already reclaimed their status as the favorite hangout spots for Muscovites and tourists alike.

More than 600 fountains across Moscow have reopened for the season and will remain in operation until early October.

Take a look at the capital's most picturesque fountains:

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