A Belarussian interior ministry soldier breaks flaming tiles ...
Mar 6th, 2011
(Reuters) - A Belarussian interior ministry soldier breaks flaming tiles with his head as part of Maslenitsa celebrations in Minsk March 6, 2011. Maslenitsa is a pagan holiday marking the end of winter celebrated by pancake eating and shows of strength. REUTERS/Vladimir Nikolsky (BELARUS - Tags: SOCIETY MILITARY) -
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