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Maslenitsa is celebrated in Volyn. Announcement of celebration in Lutsk city http://www.volynpost.com/news/27184-u-lucku–narodni-guliannia-masliana

Maslenitsa originated during in pre-Christian times.  Maslenitsa (Masnitsa or Maslyana in Ukrainian) is one most beloved traditional celebrations of Ukrainians. An article on the subject : http://mue.etnolog.org.ua/zmist/2007/53.pdf

Modern Maslenitsa is associated with religious celebration. My guess it was not encouraged after 1917 and was more popular before 1917. Although, it was celebrated during Soviet era. I remember animated movie on Maslenitsa.

Here are paintings of Maslenitsa celebrations many of which were painted in the 19th century
https://www.google.com/search?q=%D0%BC%D0%B0%D1%81%D0%BB%D0%B5%D0%BD%D0%B8%D1%86%D0%B0+%D0%BA%D0%B0%D1%80%D1%82%D0%B8%D0%BD%D1%8B&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi6-52MyJ_ZAhXEipQKHdWWBDsQ_AUICigB&biw=1600&bih=791

Maslyana in Volyn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VaqKAOEriOc

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