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Bank staff, guarded by members of a Special Police Unit, fill cash machines with euro currency in Tallinn, Estonia, on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010. Estonia was gearing up Friday for historic New Year's festivities as the tiny country becomes the first former Soviet republic to adopt the euro, a symbolic boost for the currency tarnished by the worst crisis in its 12-year history. (AP Photo/Timur Nisametdinov, NIPA)
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Bank staff, guarded by members of a Special Police Unit, fill cash machines with euro currency in Tallinn, Estonia, on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010. Estonia was gearing up Friday for historic New Year's festivities as the tiny country becomes the first former Soviet republic to adopt the euro, a symbolic boost for the currency tarnished by the worst crisis in its 12-year history. (AP Photo/Timur Nisametdinov, NIPA)

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