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Riders sing as they parade on April 08, 2012 in Wittichenau, Germany. Sorbians, a Slavic minority in eastern Germany, celebrate Easter with processions of mounted riders dressed in 19th-century outfits who travel from village to village to sing and announce the resurrection of Jesus Christ. (Carsten Koall/Getty Images) #

The Good Friday procession at Enna, Sicily , with its rows of silent, eerily hooded figures preceding a blood stained Christ and anguished Madonna through the city’s narrow streets


Daily life: March 2012

Pakistanis watch Riaz Akbar, 47, riding his motorcycle around a circular vertical track in a park in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on 30 March 2012

Devotees reenact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ to mark Good Friday in Gauhati, India, Friday, April 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)

There was very little known about Slavs and their culture who lived in present day Mecklenburg, Western Pomerania until the end of the World War 2. During 2nd and 3rd Reich, for political reasons, archaeological artefacts found in these areas were attributed to ‘German Vikings’ instead of the confederation of western Slavic tribes known as Obodrites. The landmarks such as ramparts of Mecklenburg, Dobin, Ilow, Quetzin, Teterow, Werle and others from the period during which the region was…

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