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Former Israeli PM Olmert sentenced to six years for corruption

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert (R) leaves Tel Aviv District Court May 13, 2014. Olmert was sentenced to six years in jail on Tuesday for taking bribes in a massive real estate deal, a crime the judge said was akin to treason. REUTERS/Jack Guez/Pool

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert (R) leaves Tel Aviv District Court May 13, 2014. Olmert was sentenced to six years in jail on Tuesday for taking bribes in a massive real estate deal, a crime the judge said was akin to treason. REUTERS/Jack...more

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert (R) leaves Tel Aviv District Court May 13, 2014. Olmert was sentenced to six years in jail on Tuesday for taking bribes in a massive real estate deal, a crime the judge said was akin to treason. REUTERS/Jack Guez/Pool
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Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert (C) leaves Tel Aviv District Court May 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jack Guez/Pool

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert (C) leaves Tel Aviv District Court May 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jack Guez/Pool

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert (C) leaves Tel Aviv District Court May 13, 2014. REUTERS/Jack Guez/Pool
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