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Russia: See men battle with spears at Staraya Ladoga medieval festival01:12

Russia: See men battle with spears at Staraya Ladoga medieval festival

Russian Federation, Staraya Lodoga
June 14, 2015 at 10:28 GMT +00:00 · Published

Dozens of people gathered in the village of Staraya Ladoga, Saturday, to take part in a medieval festival. During the festival, attendees watched as men dressed as Russian warriors from between the 4th and 13th century battled against each other using traditional spears from the period.

The festival also included music events, archery training and a conference dedicated to the medieval period of Russian history.

The Staraya Ladoga festival is an annual event, designed to recreate the atmosphere of medieval Russia.

Russia: See men battle with spears at Staraya Ladoga medieval festival01:12
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Dozens of people gathered in the village of Staraya Ladoga, Saturday, to take part in a medieval festival. During the festival, attendees watched as men dressed as Russian warriors from between the 4th and 13th century battled against each other using traditional spears from the period.

The festival also included music events, archery training and a conference dedicated to the medieval period of Russian history.

The Staraya Ladoga festival is an annual event, designed to recreate the atmosphere of medieval Russia.