Images before the beginning of Bastille Day military parade | AFP

French President Emmanuel Macron put European military cooperation at the heart of the Bastille Day parade at a time of growing tensions with the United States. Key EU leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, are to join Macron to watch the annual parade down the Champs Elysees that marks the July 14, 1789 storming of the Bastille fortress in Paris in the French Revolution. IMAGES before the parade

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Bastille ablaze!🔥🔥🔥 Maslenitsa FIERY celebration

Traditional Russian Maslenitsa holiday is marked in a non-traditional way!

This year, visitors of the Nikola-Lenivets art village are treated to the burning of a replica of France’s Bastille fortress


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