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In this Feb. 11, 1986 file photo, unidentified people accused of spying for the West board a bus at the Glienicke bridge, after they were freed in an exchange of spies and prisoners between the East and West at the checkpoint between West Berlin and East Germany. Soviet Jewish dissident Anatoly B. Shcharansky was the first prisoner exchanged. (AP Photo/Heribert Proepper, File)
Photo by: Heribert Proepper
In this Feb. 11, 1986 file photo, unidentified people accused of spying for the West board a bus at the Glienicke bridge, after they were freed in an exchange of spies and prisoners between the East and West at the checkpoint between West Berlin and East Germany. Soviet Jewish dissident Anatoly B. Shcharansky was the first prisoner exchanged. (AP Photo/Heribert Proepper, File)

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