Arkhip Ivanovich Kuindzhi (Архип Іванович Куїнджі), Moonlight Night on the Dnieper (oil on canvas), c. 1880.

BELARUS, Minsk : Belarus soldiers take part in an Orthodox service in a military base in Minsk on January 7, 2015. Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas on January 7 in the Middle East, Russia and other Orthodox churches that use the old Julian calendar instead of the 17th-century Gregorian calendar adopted by Catholics, Protestants, Greek Orthodox and commonly used in secular life around the world. AFP PHOTO/MAXIM MALINOVSKY

BELARUS, Krevo : A Belarus senior school pupil wears a gas mask during a fire safety drill at a school in the village of Krevo, some 100 kilometers northwest from Minsk, on December 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO / SERGEI GAPON