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A Kazakh bride prepares to leave her family house, as she is going to a mosque for nikah, an Islamic procession to legalize a marriage. The Muslim Kazakh in Western Mongolia has adopted Russian culture. Most of the wed couples here wear Western costumes but still have traditional and religious elements in their wedding processions.

Tsengel, Bayan Olgii, Mongolia, 2009

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