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    • This Week in Pictures (December 23-29)
    • This Week in Pictures (December 23-29)
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    A girl surrounded by New Year's decorations in Moscow.

    Check out some of the most interesting and important events of the week, captured by photographers from different parts of the world.

    From Vladimir Putin playing ice hockey to Colombian salsa dancers to the brilliant 14th Sino-Russian-Mongolian beauty pageant and clashes between Israelis and Palestinians in Bethlehem — take a look at the week's events in Sputnik's photo gallery.

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