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Thousands of demonstrators march down a main boulevard in Brussels on Wednesday to protest the budget-slashing plans and austerity measures of European governments seeking to control spiraling debt. Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP hide caption

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Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov (right) talks with Russian President Dmirty Medvedev in this September 2009 photo. Medvedev's firing of Luzhkov ends a controversial 18-year rule that saw the Russian capital boom but also attracted bitter criticism. Sergei Chirikov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Russian councilman Jean Gregoire Sagbo speaks in the administration office in Novozavidovo, a village 60 miles north of Moscow, on July 20. As the first black man elected to public office in Russian history, he has been nicknamed Russia’s Obama, something he’s not too pleased about. Sergey Ponomarev/AP hide caption

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