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F01A5045
Unnamed Road, Damascus,Syria
By QUSAY NOOR
18 Jan 2018

Rainfall in the eastern Ghouta in the town of Ein Tirma and show ho6w people suffer in the winter and how they spend their day bringing in firewood, water and food in all their circumstances

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F01A5189
Unnamed Road, Damascus,Syria
By QUSAY NOOR
18 Jan 2018

Rainfall in the eastern Ghouta in the town of Ein Tirma and show ho6w people suffer in the winter and how they spend their day bringing in firewood, water and food in all their circumstances

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F01A5116
Unnamed Road, Damascus,Syria
By QUSAY NOOR
18 Jan 2018

Rainfall in the eastern Ghouta in the town of Ein Tirma and show ho6w people suffer in the winter and how they spend their day bringing in firewood, water and food in all their circumstances

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F01A5207
Unnamed Road, Damascus,Syria
By QUSAY NOOR
18 Jan 2018

Rainfall in the eastern Ghouta in the town of Ein Tirma and show how people suffer in the winter and how they spend their day bringing in firewood, water and food in all their circumstances 1

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F01A5284
Unnamed Road, Damascus,Syria
By QUSAY NOOR
18 Jan 2018

Rainfall in the eastern Ghouta in the town of Ein Tirma and show ho6w people suffer in the winter and how they spend their day bringing in firewood, water and food in all their circumstances

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F01A5241
Unnamed Road, Damascus,Syria
By QUSAY NOOR
18 Jan 2018

Rainfall in the eastern Ghouta in the town of Ein Tirma and show ho6w people suffer in the winter and how they spend their day bringing in firewood, water and food in all their circumstances

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F01A5053
Unnamed Road, Damascus,Syria
By QUSAY NOOR
18 Jan 2018

Rainfall in the eastern Ghouta in the town of Ein Tirma and show ho6w people suffer in the winter and how they spend their day bringing in firewood, water and food in all their circumstances

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F01A5120
Unnamed Road, Damascus,Syria
By QUSAY NOOR
18 Jan 2018

Rainfall in the eastern Ghouta in the town of Ein Tirma and show ho6w people suffer in the winter and how they spend their day bringing in firewood, water and food in all their circumstances

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F01A5050
Unnamed Road, Damascus,Syria
By QUSAY NOOR
18 Jan 2018

Rainfall in the eastern Ghouta in the town of Ein Tirma and show ho6w people suffer in the winter and how they spend their day bringing in firewood, water and food in all their circumstances

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F01A5083
Unnamed Road, Damascus,Syria
By QUSAY NOOR
18 Jan 2018

Rainfall in the eastern Ghouta in the town of Ein Tirma and show ho6w people suffer in the winter and how they spend their day bringing in firewood, water and food in all their circumstances

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F01A5233
Unnamed Road, Damascus,Syria
By QUSAY NOOR
18 Jan 2018

Rainfall in the eastern Ghouta in the town of Ein Tirma and show ho6w people suffer in the winter and how they spend their day bringing in firewood, water and food in all their circumstances

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F01A5244
Unnamed Road, Damascus,Syria
By QUSAY NOOR
18 Jan 2018

Rainfall in the eastern Ghouta in the town of Ein Tirma and show ho6w people suffer in the winter and how they spend their day bringing in firewood, water and food in all their circumstances

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F01A5108
Unnamed Road, Damascus,Syria
By QUSAY NOOR
18 Jan 2018

Rainfall in the eastern Ghouta in the town of Ein Tirma and show ho6w people suffer in the winter and how they spend their day bringing in firewood, water and food in all their circumstances

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F01A5318
Unnamed Road, Damascus,Syria
By QUSAY NOOR
18 Jan 2018

Rainfall in the eastern Ghouta in the town of Ein Tirma and show ho6w people suffer in the winter and how they spend their day bringing in firewood, water and food in all their circumstances

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F01A5056
Unnamed Road, Damascus,Syria
By QUSAY NOOR
18 Jan 2018

Rainfall in the eastern Ghouta in the town of Ein Tirma and show ho6w people suffer in the winter and how they spend their day bringing in firewood, water and food in all their circumstances

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F01A5166
Unnamed Road, Damascus,Syria
By QUSAY NOOR
18 Jan 2018

Rainfall in the eastern Ghouta in the town of Ein Tirma and show ho6w people suffer in the winter and how they spend their day bringing in firewood, water and food in all their circumstances

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F01A5261
Unnamed Road, Damascus,Syria
By QUSAY NOOR
18 Jan 2018

Rainfall in the eastern Ghouta in the town of Ein Tirma and show ho6w people suffer in the winter and how they spend their day bringing in firewood, water and food in all their circumstances

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F01A5091
Eskikışla Mahallesi, Unnamed Road, 06860 Haymana/Ankara,Turkey
By QUSAY NOOR
18 Jan 2018

Rainfall in the eastern Ghouta in the town of Ein Tirma and show ho6w people suffer in the winter and how they spend their day bringing in firewood, water and food in all their circumstances

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F01A5306
Unnamed Road, Damascus,Syria
By QUSAY NOOR
18 Jan 2018

Rainfall in the eastern Ghouta in the town of Ein Tirma and show ho6w people suffer in the winter and how they spend their day bringing in firewood, water and food in all their circumstances

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F01A5118
Unnamed Road, Damascus,Syria
By QUSAY NOOR
18 Jan 2018

Rainfall in the eastern Ghouta in the town of Ein Tirma and show ho6w people suffer in the winter and how they spend their day bringing in firewood, water and food in all their circumstances

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F01A5277
Unnamed Road, Damascus,Syria
By QUSAY NOOR
18 Jan 2018

Rainfall in the eastern Ghouta in the town of Ein Tirma and show ho6w people suffer in the winter and how they spend their day bringing in firewood, water and food in all their circumstances

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F01A5106
Unnamed Road, Damascus,Syria
By QUSAY NOOR
18 Jan 2018

Rainfall in the eastern Ghouta in the town of Ein Tirma and show ho6w people suffer in the winter and how they spend their day bringing in firewood, water and food in all their circumstances

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Uloq in Uzbekistan 02
Ertosh, Uzbekistan
By TTM Contributor 100
10 Mar 2015

Despite the fact that Uloq should traditionally be played in spring or autumn, horsemen like to play on fresh snow - it's safer when you fall from a horse.

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Ertosh, Uzbekistan
By TTM Contributor 100
10 Mar 2015

A big round target marks the finish line where the winning rider is supposed to lay the carcass - without getting it stolen from him by other riders with whips clenched in their teeth and horses trained to bite.

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Uloq in Uzbekistan 04
Ertosh, Uzbekistan
By TTM Contributor 100
10 Mar 2015

The jury consists of respected people (aksakals) who inspect horsemen, the carcass and monitor the game to make sure it goes on according to the rules.

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Uloq in Uzbekistan 05
Ertosh, Uzbekistan
By TTM Contributor 100
10 Mar 2015

The jury will grant the winner a prize: it can be anything from a horse or carpet to a TV or even a car.

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Uloq in Uzbekistan 06
Ertosh, Uzbekistan
By TTM Contributor 100
10 Mar 2015

Spectators enjoy alcoholic beverages while braving the cold to watch the game. Their drinks of choice: vodka and cheap local wine called "Porto 53."

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Uloq in Uzbekistan 08
Ertosh, Uzbekistan
By TTM Contributor 100
10 Mar 2015

Riders who become too tired to carry on or who are injured can leave the game at any time.

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Uloq in Uzbekistan 09
Ertosh, Uzbekistan
By TTM Contributor 100
10 Mar 2015

The hoard of riders waits for a signal from the jury that marks the beginning of the game.

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Uloq in Uzbekistan 10
Ertosh, Uzbekistan
By TTM Contributor 100
10 Mar 2015

Uloq fans are often criticized for drinking and bad behavior.

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Uloq in Uzbekistan 11
Ertosh, Uzbekistan
By TTM Contributor 100
10 Mar 2015

Fans wait in line to enter the massive field where the game will take place in Ertosh.

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Uloq in Uzbekistan 12
Ertosh, Uzbekistan
By TTM Contributor 100
10 Mar 2015

While men ride horses into the game, children and young boys ride donkeys.

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Uloq in Uzbekistan 13
Ertosh, Uzbekistan
By TTM Contributor 100
10 Mar 2015

Riders try to wear warm clothes made of thick layers of cotton to prevent injuries from horses and other riders.

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Ertosh, Uzbekistan
By TTM Contributor 100
10 Mar 2015

A carcass used for the game should first be beheaded. A regulation carcass weighs between 30 and 40 kg.

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Ertosh, Uzbekistan
By TTM Contributor 100
10 Mar 2015

A game of Uloq has just begun before a packed audience in Ertosh, Uzbekistan.

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Ertosh, Uzbekistan
By TTM Contributor 100
10 Mar 2015

Spectators try to find elevated places to have a good view on the game.

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Uloq in Uzbekistan 18
Ertosh, Uzbekistan
By TTM Contributor 100
10 Mar 2015

Riders are allowed to whip each other. They often hold their whips in their mouths while trying to control their horses with both hands.

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Ertosh, Uzbekistan
By TTM Contributor 100
10 Mar 2015

Riders are not allowed to attack each other from the back, but all other kinds of physical attack are permitted.

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Ertosh, Uzbekistan
By TTM Contributor 100
10 Mar 2015

Bizarrely and painfully, it is allowed for horses to bite riders and other horses. Riders often train their horses to perform such a trick on command.