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    This Week in Pictures (January 6-12)

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    Girls revive the rite of Christmas caroling and fortunetelling in Kidysh, a Cossack settlement in Chelyabinsk Region, Russia, on January 8, 2018.

    As the second week of the new year comes to a close, let’s take a look at some of the most interesting events captured by photographers from around the world.

    From the ongoing Palestinian protests to Orthodox Christmas celebrations in Russia and 2018 Pre-Carnival Samba Parade  in Brazil — take a look at this week's events in Sputnik's photo gallery.

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