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    • Save the Last Dance for Me: International Kremlin Cadet Ball
    • Save the Last Dance for Me: International Kremlin Cadet Ball
    • Save the Last Dance for Me: International Kremlin Cadet Ball
    • Save the Last Dance for Me: International Kremlin Cadet Ball
    • Save the Last Dance for Me: International Kremlin Cadet Ball
    • Save the Last Dance for Me: International Kremlin Cadet Ball
    • Save the Last Dance for Me: International Kremlin Cadet Ball
    • Save the Last Dance for Me: International Kremlin Cadet Ball
    • Save the Last Dance for Me: International Kremlin Cadet Ball
    • Save the Last Dance for Me: International Kremlin Cadet Ball
    • Save the Last Dance for Me: International Kremlin Cadet Ball
    • Save the Last Dance for Me: International Kremlin Cadet Ball
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    Participants dancing during the 3rd International Kremlin Cadet Ball, dedicated to Heroes of the Fatherland Day, the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Suvorov military and Nakhimov naval schools, as well as the 300th anniversary of ballroom culture in Russia, held in the Gostiny Dvor.

    Young men in smart military uniforms and ladies in ball gowns have been dancing and making an amazing atmosphere at the International Kremlin Cadet Ball.

    The Russian Gostiny Dvor gathered nearly 1.5 thousand young guests on 11 December, holding the ball for the third year in a row.

    The Russian Ministry of Defence was among the organizers supporting the 300-year-old tradition of ballroom dances. Military cadets from Russia, CIS member states, China, South Korea, Greece, and Austria took part in the ball.

    Included in the ball's programme were 17 ballroom dances, including Polonaise, various waltzes, and also Pas de Gras, French and Moscow quadrille, mazurka, and polka.

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