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    Women Participate in the Bodybuilding Championship of the Volga Federal District in Kazan.

    While the world is fighting the pandemic, with countries introducing more and more restrictions to curb the disease, people are continuing to enjoy their everyday lives: numerous political rallies, sporting events, and festivals have been held across the globe.

    Despite all the restrictions and security measures, people can still gather like at any other time of the year, but they have to be very careful due to the virus. Sputnik has collected the most important and interesting photos from all around the world so you won’t miss any information amid the vast news flow.

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