Seventh day of Pancake Week commemorated in Saint Petersburg
Saintpetersburg, Russia. 17th March 2013 -- Two Cossacks with garmons pictured during the celebrations of the seventh day of the Pancake Week (Maslenitsa) in Yusupov Garden in Saint Petersburg. -- The seventh day of Maslenitsa is the final day of Pancake Week when Russians burn a scarecrow of Maslenitsa, symbolizing the end of winter, and participating in a traditional fist fight before the start of Lent.
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