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Ukraine soldiers party with sledgehammers

August 13, 2010 |  7:07 am


Happy Ukrainian Armed Forces Day!

And what better way to celebrate than by the traditional sledgehammer-hitting-of-cement-blocks-on-the-bellies-of-buddies game?

Humans bonding through broken cement.

The Ticket's favorite photo of the week is viewable right here. An intriguing photo gallery of the week's best pictures from around the world is, as always, available over here on

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-- Andrew Malcolm

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Photo: Konstantin Chernichkin / Reuters