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Czech presidential candidate Milos Zeman leaves the polling station as he is surrounded by the media during the country's first ever direct presidential election to replace outgoing president Vaclav Klaus, in Prague January 11, 2013. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Czech presidential candidate Milos Zeman leaves the polling station as he is surrounded by the media during the country's first ever direct presidential election to replace outgoing president Vaclav Klaus, in Prague January 11, 2013. REUTERS/David W...more

Czech presidential candidate Milos Zeman leaves the polling station as he is surrounded by the media during the country's first ever direct presidential election to replace outgoing president Vaclav Klaus, in Prague January 11, 2013. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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Czech presidential candidate Milos Zeman arrives at the polling station during the country's first ever direct presidential election to replace outgoing president Vaclav Klaus, in Prague January 11, 2013. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Czech presidential candidate Milos Zeman arrives at the polling station during the country's first ever direct presidential election to replace outgoing president Vaclav Klaus, in Prague January 11, 2013. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Czech presidential candidate Milos Zeman arrives at the polling station during the country's first ever direct presidential election to replace outgoing president Vaclav Klaus, in Prague January 11, 2013. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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Czech presidential candidate Milos Zeman casts his ballot during the country's first ever direct presidential election to replace outgoing president Vaclav Klaus, in Prague January 11, 2013. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Czech presidential candidate Milos Zeman casts his ballot during the country's first ever direct presidential election to replace outgoing president Vaclav Klaus, in Prague January 11, 2013. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Czech presidential candidate Milos Zeman casts his ballot during the country's first ever direct presidential election to replace outgoing president Vaclav Klaus, in Prague January 11, 2013. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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Czech presidential candidate Milos Zeman smiles after casting his ballot during the country's first ever direct presidential election to replace outgoing president Vaclav Klaus, in Prague January 11, 2013. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Czech presidential candidate Milos Zeman smiles after casting his ballot during the country's first ever direct presidential election to replace outgoing president Vaclav Klaus, in Prague January 11, 2013. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Czech presidential candidate Milos Zeman smiles after casting his ballot during the country's first ever direct presidential election to replace outgoing president Vaclav Klaus, in Prague January 11, 2013. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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Czech presidential candidate Milos Zeman (L) and his daughter Katerina arrive at the polling station during the country's first ever direct presidential election to replace outgoing president Vaclav Klaus, in Prague January 11, 2013. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Czech presidential candidate Milos Zeman (L) and his daughter Katerina arrive at the polling station during the country's first ever direct presidential election to replace outgoing president Vaclav Klaus, in Prague January 11, 2013. REUTERS/David W...more

Czech presidential candidate Milos Zeman (L) and his daughter Katerina arrive at the polling station during the country's first ever direct presidential election to replace outgoing president Vaclav Klaus, in Prague January 11, 2013. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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Czech presidential candidate Milos Zeman arrives at the polling station during the country's first ever direct presidential election to replace outgoing president Vaclav Klaus, in Prague January 11, 2013. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Czech presidential candidate Milos Zeman arrives at the polling station during the country's first ever direct presidential election to replace outgoing president Vaclav Klaus, in Prague January 11, 2013. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Czech presidential candidate Milos Zeman arrives at the polling station during the country's first ever direct presidential election to replace outgoing president Vaclav Klaus, in Prague January 11, 2013. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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Czech presidential candidate Milos Zeman (R) and his daughter Katerina smile after casting their ballots during the country's first ever direct presidential election to replace outgoing president Vaclav Klaus, in Prague January 11, 2013. REUTERS/David W Cerny

Czech presidential candidate Milos Zeman (R) and his daughter Katerina smile after casting their ballots during the country's first ever direct presidential election to replace outgoing president Vaclav Klaus, in Prague January 11, 2013....more

Czech presidential candidate Milos Zeman (R) and his daughter Katerina smile after casting their ballots during the country's first ever direct presidential election to replace outgoing president Vaclav Klaus, in Prague January 11, 2013. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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