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Traditional Mongolian wrestlers practice in a Soviet-era gymnasium on Friday in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. On July 11-13 traditional Mongolian wrestlers will take part in the Naadam festival which is marked by competitions in the "three games of men" - wrestling, archery, and horseback riding

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Traditional Mongolian wrestlers practice in a Soviet-era gymnasium on Friday in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Members of Shonkhoodoi Circus practise in a gymnasium in Darkhan August 23, 2013. Mission Manduhai is created by Chimgee Haltarhuu, a former Mongolian gymnast and victim of domestic abuse, who brought three U.S. students and six young performers from Shonkhoodoi Circus in Darkhan to travel through the Mongolian countryside to give free circus performances. The free performances are held as a way to raise awareness on domestic abuse, by distributing leaflets on domestic abuse before and after the shows.

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Two members of the Mission Manduhai, a Mongolian circus group that raises awareness of domestic violence, practise in a gym in Darkhan, Mongolia. The group was founded by a former Mongolian gymnast, herself a victim of domestic abuse, who brought three US students and six young performers from Shonkhoodoi Circus in Darkhan to travel round Mongolia giving free circus performances 

Chinese astronaut Wang waves after she gets out from re-entry capsule of China's Shenzhou-10 spacecraft returning to earth at its main landing site in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region...Chinese astronaut Wang Yaping waves after she gets out from the re-entry capsule of China's Shenzhou-10 spacecraft returning to earth at its main landing site in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, June 26, 2013. Three Chinese astronauts returned to Earth on Wednesday, touching down in north China's Inner Mongolia after a successful 15-day mission in which they docked with a manned space laboratory.

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Chinese astronaut Wang Yaping waves after she gets out from the re-entry capsule of China’s Shenzhou-10 spacecraft returning to earth at its main landing site in Inner Mongolia, north China. Three Chinese astronauts returned to Earth on Wednesday, touching down after a successful 15-day mission in which they docked with a manned space laboratory.