In this photo released by the Jinan Intermediate People's Court, Bo Xilai appears Thursday on the first day of his trial in eastern China's Shandong province. Interestingly, he was photographed flanked by two very tall policemen. AP hide caption

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Before his fall: Bo Xilai in 2010. Jason Lee/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Gu Kailai, left, and her husband, Bo Xilai, in 2007. She's been charged with murder. Kyodo/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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