A splashing time in Ukraine

Ukrainians pouring water on each other in the western city of Lvivyesterday. The custom of pouring water is an ancient spring cleansing rite that takes place on Easter Monday.
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Ukrainians pouring water on each other in the western city of Lviv yesterday. The custom of pouring water is an ancient spring cleansing rite that takes place on Easter Monday.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 30, 2019, with the headline 'A splashing time in Ukraine'. Print Edition | Subscribe