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A couple enjoy the cold water splashing in a fountain in central Moscow on Aug. 15.
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Michael Jais, left, sends his opponent into the water as they take part in a so called 'Fischerstechen - fisherman joust' competition at Lake Staffelsee in Seehausen, Germany, on Aug. 15. The traditional Fischerstechen, which first took place in 1864, is celebrated annually on Assumption Day.
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A vacationer sunbathes at a public beach near Santa Margherita Ligure, southern Genova, on Aug. 11.