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Rain fails to dampen Sydney's shimmering Mardi Gras

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Rain failed to dampen the spirits of tens of thousands of spectators and marchers who turned out for Sydney's annual gay rights Mardi Gras parade, organisers said on Sunday. 

Participants march during the Sydney's annual gay and lesbian Mardi Gras night parade, on March 1, 2014

Vladimir Putin and his anti-gay laws were the focus of several floats in this year's march, which saw 10,000 participants and 144 entries wind their way through central Sydney, including a giant sinister-looking puppet of the Russian leader.

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