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Russian MFA's spokesperson shows traditional dance skills at youth forum  01:40

Russian MFA's spokesperson shows traditional dance skills at youth forum

Russian Federation, Pyatigorsk
August 22, 2019 at 19:13 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Maria Zakharova was cheered by spectators as she performed lezginka, a traditional dance, in Pyatigorsk on Thursday.

She joined a professional dancer after holding a press briefing at the 2019 North Caucasus Youth Forum Mashuk - an event attended by thousands of young people from across the region.

Zakharova told journalists afterwards that learning how to dance lezginka was her long-time dream.

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Russian Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Maria Zakharova was cheered by spectators as she performed lezginka, a traditional dance, in Pyatigorsk on Thursday.

She joined a professional dancer after holding a press briefing at the 2019 North Caucasus Youth Forum Mashuk - an event attended by thousands of young people from across the region.

Zakharova told journalists afterwards that learning how to dance lezginka was her long-time dream.

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