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Great shots from around the world, including a festival in Russia and an amazing hotel in Singapore

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Hotel guests are seen at the infinity pool at the SkyPark atop Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012.

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The number of visitors to Singapore rose to a record 13.2 million in 2011 as casino resorts such as the Marina Bay Sands lured tourists.

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Hotel guests in the Marina Bay Sands infinity pool take in the city skyline.

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A horse-drawn sledge carries tourists during celebrations of Maslenitsa, or Pancake Week, in Kolomenskoye park, a former estate of the Russian czars in Moscow, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012.

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A woman is thrown in the air as she and others have fun enjoying celebrations of Maslenitsa. The traditional Russian holiday marking the end of winter dates back to pagan times.

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An effigy representing Maslenitsa burns during celebrations in the Arctic seaport of Murmansk, Russia.

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Tourists visit the Wat Phra Kaeo (Emerald Buddha Temple) in Bangkok February 28, 2012.

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The temple, which houses the sacred Emerald Buddha statue, is a prominent tourist attraction that is visited by thousands each month.

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Tourists look at a mural painting as they visit the Wat Phra Kaeo.

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Students perform during a Pasinaya festival in Manila, February 26, 2012.

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Pasinaya is one of the largest multiarts festival in the country, involving almost 5,000 artists and 300 shows in a single day.

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Another student performs during the festival.

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