This week, hundreds of Russians gathered in the Kaluga region, 200 kilometres from Moscow, to celebrate Maslenitsa or Shrovetide, a folk festival that marks the end of winter and the arrival of spring, forty days before Orthodox Easter.
Protests have erupted across Greece as anger grows over Wednesday's train crash that left at least 46 people dead and more than 70 injured. It is the worst rail disaster in the country's history.
The northern lights were visible in the sky above the UK as far south as Oxfordshire.
In Eiðar, Iceland, RÚV's long wave transmitter has been demolished. The mast, at 218 metres - the third tallest structure in the country - transmitted RÚV's radio services across the east of the country and out into the Norwegian Sea.
Finally, Kyiv residents gather in a subway near a metro station each week to learn Ukrainian traditional dances.
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