Russian Riddle of the Day 5

The answer to Riddle 4 is:


Today’s exciting riddle is as follows:

A painted yoke hangs across a river.

For those who do not know what a (milkmaid’s) yoke is, an image of it in use is attached below:

A photo of an old woman. She is carrying two buckets using a large, curved piece of wood which is draped around her shoulders. The buckets are attached to each end of the wood, supported by her hands.