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Friday, May 30, 2014

Photos of the Day: May 30, 2014

An 81 years old former Soviet athlete shows an old picture from his past (L in picture) at the Kachalka outdoor gym on the banks of the river Dniper in Kiev, Ukraine, May 29, 2014. While the country has been in turmoil and crisis since November 2013, people continue to seek recreation at the fitness grounds near the Dniper river. The widely popular 6.2 square mile outdoor fitness gym was built in Soviet times back in 1970. All gym equipment is made from scrap metal and admission is free. Kachalka is popular among all Ukrainian social groups, the middle and lower class, youths as well as seniors.