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A worker removes an election poster of Armenia's current President Serzh Sarksyan in Yerevan, February 16, 2013. Armenia's presidential elections will be held on February 18. The poster is being taken down for the "day of silence" on February 17 where political campaigning is not allowed. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

A worker removes an election poster of Armenia's current President Serzh Sarksyan in Yerevan, February 16, 2013. Armenia's presidential elections will be held on February 18. The poster is being taken down for the "day of silence" on February 17...more

A worker removes an election poster of Armenia's current President Serzh Sarksyan in Yerevan, February 16, 2013. Armenia's presidential elections will be held on February 18. The poster is being taken down for the "day of silence" on February 17 where political campaigning is not allowed. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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A man walks in front of an election poster of the presidential candidate Raffi Hovannisyan in Yerevan, February 16, 2013. Armenia's presidential elections will be held on February 18. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

A man walks in front of an election poster of the presidential candidate Raffi Hovannisyan in Yerevan, February 16, 2013. Armenia's presidential elections will be held on February 18. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

A man walks in front of an election poster of the presidential candidate Raffi Hovannisyan in Yerevan, February 16, 2013. Armenia's presidential elections will be held on February 18. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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A woman walks in front of a building with an election poster for Armenia's current President Serzh Sarksyan (top L) in Yerevan, February 16, 2013. Armenia's presidential elections will be held on February 18. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

A woman walks in front of a building with an election poster for Armenia's current President Serzh Sarksyan (top L) in Yerevan, February 16, 2013. Armenia's presidential elections will be held on February 18. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

A woman walks in front of a building with an election poster for Armenia's current President Serzh Sarksyan (top L) in Yerevan, February 16, 2013. Armenia's presidential elections will be held on February 18. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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An election poster for Armenia's current President Serzh Sarksyan is seen in Yerevan, February 16, 2013. Armenia's presidential elections will be held on February 18. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

An election poster for Armenia's current President Serzh Sarksyan is seen in Yerevan, February 16, 2013. Armenia's presidential elections will be held on February 18. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

An election poster for Armenia's current President Serzh Sarksyan is seen in Yerevan, February 16, 2013. Armenia's presidential elections will be held on February 18. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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A worker removes an election poster of Armenia's current President Serzh Sarksyan in Yerevan, February 16, 2013. . Armenia's presidential elections will be held on February 18. The poster is being taken down for the "day of silence" on February 17 where political campaigning is not allowed. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

A worker removes an election poster of Armenia's current President Serzh Sarksyan in Yerevan, February 16, 2013. . Armenia's presidential elections will be held on February 18. The poster is being taken down for the "day of silence" on February 17...more

A worker removes an election poster of Armenia's current President Serzh Sarksyan in Yerevan, February 16, 2013. . Armenia's presidential elections will be held on February 18. The poster is being taken down for the "day of silence" on February 17 where political campaigning is not allowed. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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A worker removes an election poster of Armenia's current President Serzh Sarksyan in Yerevan, February 16, 2013. Armenia's presidential elections will be held on February 18. The poster is being taken down for the "day of silence" on February 17 where political campaigning is not allowed. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

A worker removes an election poster of Armenia's current President Serzh Sarksyan in Yerevan, February 16, 2013. Armenia's presidential elections will be held on February 18. The poster is being taken down for the "day of silence" on February 17...more

A worker removes an election poster of Armenia's current President Serzh Sarksyan in Yerevan, February 16, 2013. Armenia's presidential elections will be held on February 18. The poster is being taken down for the "day of silence" on February 17 where political campaigning is not allowed. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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A worker removes an election poster of Armenia's current President Serzh Sarksyan in Yerevan, February 16, 2013. Armenia's presidential elections will be held on February 18. The poster is being taken down for the "day of silence" on February 17 where political campaigning is not allowed. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

A worker removes an election poster of Armenia's current President Serzh Sarksyan in Yerevan, February 16, 2013. Armenia's presidential elections will be held on February 18. The poster is being taken down for the "day of silence" on February 17...more

A worker removes an election poster of Armenia's current President Serzh Sarksyan in Yerevan, February 16, 2013. Armenia's presidential elections will be held on February 18. The poster is being taken down for the "day of silence" on February 17 where political campaigning is not allowed. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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