Spring Chelyabinsk, Part 2

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Five days left until summer starts in Russia (June 1st)! Here’s a look back at the more glorious half of spring…

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No more gray days

Gagarin Park.
Revolutionary Square.

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Sudden showers

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Last bell

Most 11th graders missed their English classes last week because they were celebrating Last Bell. One teen girl did show up for class, dressed to the nines with the sash in her backpack.

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Victory Day

Chelyabinsk trolleybus. (More Victory Day photos here.)

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Adventure time for Кит

Warm enough for him to venture out.
Gagarin Park.

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Flowers

The city has started planting colorful flowers in parks and along streets.

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So, beautiful warm spring or not? Even now some children are still bundled into snowsuits. 😂 Most adults are still wearing heavy jackets. We spent about 6 hours in the park on Sunday and I saw less than 5 people wearing shorts! Maybe things will change on the first day of summer- what do you think?

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