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PHOTO OF THE WEEK: TRADITIONS - LASATUL SECULUI - SIBIU 2015

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: TRADITIONS - LASATUL SECULUI - SIBIU 2015

Description: A young man is seen waving a burning tire rubber in the air during the night of Lasatul Secului, the Romanian equivalent of Mardi Gras, on a hill in Poplaca commune, Sibiu county.

Date: February 22, 2015.

Author: Ovidiu Dumitru MATIU / Mediafax Foto

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COMMUNITY POLICE - PROTEST - BUCHAREST

COMMUNITY POLICE - PROTEST - BUCHAREST

DAILY LIFE - SIBIU

DAILY LIFE - SIBIU

TRADITIONS - LASATUL SECULUI - SIBIU 2015

TRADITIONS - LASATUL SECULUI - SIBIU 2015

An agent with the Bucharest Community Police gestures during a protest action in the Constitution Square, in Bucharest, February 16, 2015. Community Police agents from across the country protested against a 50% cut in their food ratios.

Octav GANEA / Mediafax Foto

A man is seen riding on his bike on Victory Boulevard in Bucharest, February 21, 2015.

Codrin PRISECARIU / Mediafax Foto

A child waits to set a tire on fire during the night of Lasatul Secului, the Romanian equivalent of Mardi Gras, on a hill in Poplaca commune, Sibiu county, February 22, 2015. The tire burning is a local tradition during which the youngsters shout out the names of the people who started a family, or, conversely, of the ones who broke up recently.

Ovidiu Dumitru MATIU / Mediafax Foto

ELENA UDREA - HEARINGS - DNA

ELENA UDREA - HEARINGS - DNA

ROSEN PLEVNELIEV - VICTOR PONTA - GOVERNMENT

ROSEN PLEVNELIEV - VICTOR PONTA - GOVERNMENT

LPF2015 - STEAUA BUCHAREST- RAPID

LPF2015 - STEAUA BUCHAREST- RAPID

Romania's former Tourism minister Elena Udrea is escorted to the headquarters of the anticorruption prosecutors' office (DNA) to be heard in the Gala Bute case, in Bucharest, February 16, 2015.

Octav GANEA / Mediafax Foto

Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta waits for the Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev to arrive at the government's building in Bucharest, February 25, 2015.

Octav GANEA / Mediafax Foto

Cristian Tanase of Steaua Bucharest vies for the ball with Cristian Sapunaru of Rapid Bucharest during their match in the 18th round of Romanian premier football League I, in Bucharest, February 22, 2015.

Alexandru HOJDA / Mediafax Foto

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