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Protesters chant slogans against the Syrian regime and Russia's support of President Bashar Assad, seen in a poster with a shoe on his face, in the southern port city of Sidon, Lebanon, on Sunday, June 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)
Photo by: Mohammed Zaatari
Protesters chant slogans against the Syrian regime and Russia's support of President Bashar Assad, seen in a poster with a shoe on his face, in the southern port city of Sidon, Lebanon, on Sunday, June 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)

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