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Taking a dip in Ivanovo.
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In Photos: Summer Leisure, Russian-Style

The month of August means one thing in Russia: Vacation.

Despite a third wave of the coronavirus fueled by the contagious Delta varian, Russians have been making their annual trips to bathe and relax in the sunshine.

Here's a look at some of the many ways Russians spend their summer holidays:

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