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'The Last Bell': Russia's High School Seniors Celebrate Leaving

At the end of May each year high school seniors across Russia end the last day of classes with the ringing of the "Last Bell."

The soon-to-be graduates dance in traditional school uniforms, exchange flowers and presents and hug their classmates goodbye.

Here's a look at this year's celebrations: