Girls in traditional dresses slide down a hill during celebrations for Maslenitsa, or Pancake Week, in the ancient town of Suzdal, some 200 km (124 miles) northeast of Moscow, February 28, 2009. Millions of Russians this week celebrate “Maslenitsa” to mark the end of winter, which the Orthodox Church has accommodated as a week of feasting before Lent. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov (RUSSIA) – RTXC78A

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