Villagers dressed as Slovakia's PM Radicova and Chairman of the Slovak Democratic and Christian Union-Democratic Party Dzurinda walk during a carnival through the village of Lazy pod Makytou

 
Villagers dressed as Slovakia
Villagers dressed as Slovakia's Prime Minister Iveta Radicova (R) and Chairman of the Slovak Democratic and Christian Union-Democratic Party (SDKU-DS) Mikulas Dzurinda walk during a carnival through the village of Lazy pod Makytou, some 112 miles (180 km) northeast of Bratislava February 18, 2012. Villagers wear masks during the annual carnival season called "Fasiangy" which takes place from Epiphany through Ash Wednesday in celebration of the end of winter and the coming of spring. REUTERS/Radovan Stoklasa (SLOVAKIA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY POLITICS)