Russia batters Ukraine in a medieval dust up in Prague

Russia batters Ukraine in a medieval dust up in Prague
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Armour, weapons, men and women from all over the world fight in Prague in the Battle of Nations. The aim to recreate the drama of medieval combat

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Armour, weapons, men and women from all over the world fight in Prague in the Battle of Nations.
The aim to recreate the drama of medieval combat.

En #Praga 'Campeonato del Mundo de Combate Medieval' https://t.co/XgeLldMYez por RadioPragaES</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/battleofnations">battleofnationspic.twitter.com/YkJItq7XEm

— VisitaRepúblicaCheca (@REPUBLICA_CHECA) May 7, 2016

The battles are monitored, no stabbing, no breaking of limbs. A whack across the helmet is desirable.

Mass battles of 21 vs 21 battleofnations</a> <a href="https://t.co/bI7ztTMTWs">pic.twitter.com/bI7ztTMTWs</a></p>&mdash; Sir Lappis (SirLappis) May 6, 2016

All good harmless fun according to Czech knight Tomas Gajdosik:
“It is not as dangerous as it looks. I think it is as dangerous as any other contact sport. The injuries can be compared to football or ice hockey.” > We believe knights will enjoy battleofnations</a> with our beer and your game <a href="https://twitter.com/WarhorseStudios">WarhorseStudios. pic.twitter.com/O9Z4mMuETA

— Pivovar Malešov (FriendlyBrewery) <a href="https://twitter.com/FriendlyBrewery/status/724884333958451200">April 26, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <b></b>Ironically this years tournament was dominated by Russia and Ukraine, with Russia winning the world championship. <b></b> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="fi" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/MCSF?src=hash">#MCSF</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/qualifications?src=hash">#qualifications</a>. Lauri here did better than it looks :) <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/bohurt?src=hash">#bohurt</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/botn2016?src=hash">#botn2016</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/battleofnations">battleofnations Pic: Teppo Hytönen pic.twitter.com/a1k6nXVeCh— Sir Lappis (@SirLappis) January 17, 2016

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