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[okazattsa m'ezhdu dvukh ogn'ey]
To find oneself between two fires.
To be or find oneself between two equally serious evils or dangers, between equally unpleasant alternatives, in a perplexing situation; to be attacked from two directions; to be criticized from both sides.
Cf. Between the devil and the deep blue sea; between two fires.