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    When away from performing her official chores as Russia’s top diplomatic spokesperson, Maria Zaskharova has proved beyond any reasonable doubt that she is equally savvy when it comes to baking pancakes.

    Just like these beautiful ones, whose palate-tingling photos she has posted on her Facebook page.

    С двух рук, и не комом. В ударе) #Масленица

    Опубликовано Марией Захаровой 8 марта 2016 г.

    “You don’t necessarily have to spoil before you spin, do you? I was on top of it!” a proud Zakharova commented.
    Maslenitsa, or Pancake week, is traditionally celebrated in Russia on the last week before the onset of Great Lent.

    It wraps up with what is called a Forgiveness Sunday.

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    Forgiving Sunday, Maslenitsa, celebration, pancakes, Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, Russia
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