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Russian tourist boat disaster

<p>People gather to commemorate the victims of Sunday's Volga boat disaster at the port of Kazan, July 12, 2011. 

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People gather to commemorate the victims of Sunday's Volga boat disaster at the port of Kazan, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

People gather to commemorate the victims of Sunday's Volga boat disaster at the port of Kazan, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

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<p>Relatives and friends of Faina Valiullina, 44, a victim of Sunday's Volga boat disaster attend her funeral ceremony outside Kazan, July 12, 2011. 


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Relatives and friends of Faina Valiullina, 44, a victim of Sunday's Volga boat disaster attend her funeral ceremony outside Kazan, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

Relatives and friends of Faina Valiullina, 44, a victim of Sunday's Volga boat disaster attend her funeral ceremony outside Kazan, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

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<p>A woman cries as people commemorate the victims of the tourist boat "Bulgaria", which sank on the Volga river, at the port of Kazan, July 12, 2011. 


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A woman cries as people commemorate the victims of the tourist boat "Bulgaria", which sank on the Volga river, at the port of Kazan, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

A woman cries as people commemorate the victims of the tourist boat "Bulgaria", which sank on the Volga river, at the port of Kazan, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

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<p>A survivor (C) from the Bulgaria tourist boat that sank walks while wrapping herself with a blanket after the arrival at the port of Kazan, July 10, 2011.   REUTERS/Roman Khasayev  </p>

A survivor (C) from the Bulgaria tourist boat that sank walks while wrapping herself with a blanket after the arrival at the port of Kazan, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Roman Khasayev

A survivor (C) from the Bulgaria tourist boat that sank walks while wrapping herself with a blanket after the arrival at the port of Kazan, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Roman Khasayev

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<p>Russian Emergencies Ministry members search for the missing people from a tourist boat that sank on the Volga river in the Tatarstan region, July 10, 2011.   REUTERS/Russian Emergencies Ministry/Handout  </p>

Russian Emergencies Ministry members search for the missing people from a tourist boat that sank on the Volga river in the Tatarstan region, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Russian Emergencies Ministry/Handout

Russian Emergencies Ministry members search for the missing people from a tourist boat that sank on the Volga river in the Tatarstan region, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Russian Emergencies Ministry/Handout

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<p>People arrive to commemorate the victims of the tourist boat "Bulgaria", which sank on the Volga river, at the port of Kazan, July 12, 2011. 

REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov </p>

People arrive to commemorate the victims of the tourist boat "Bulgaria", which sank on the Volga river, at the port of Kazan, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

People arrive to commemorate the victims of the tourist boat "Bulgaria", which sank on the Volga river, at the port of Kazan, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

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<p>People observe a minute of silence to commemorate the victims of the tourist boat "Bulgaria", which sank on the Volga river, at the port of Kazan, July 12, 2011. 


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People observe a minute of silence to commemorate the victims of the tourist boat "Bulgaria", which sank on the Volga river, at the port of Kazan, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

People observe a minute of silence to commemorate the victims of the tourist boat "Bulgaria", which sank on the Volga river, at the port of Kazan, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

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<p>A family brings flowers in memory of victims of the tourist boat "Bulgaria", which sank on the Volga river, at the port of Kazan, July 11, 2011. 

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A family brings flowers in memory of victims of the tourist boat "Bulgaria", which sank on the Volga river, at the port of Kazan, July 11, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

A family brings flowers in memory of victims of the tourist boat "Bulgaria", which sank on the Volga river, at the port of Kazan, July 11, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

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<p>The Russian flag flies at half mast over local administrative buildings in the southern Russian city of Stavropol, July 12, 2011. 

 REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko</p>

The Russian flag flies at half mast over local administrative buildings in the southern Russian city of Stavropol, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

The Russian flag flies at half mast over local administrative buildings in the southern Russian city of Stavropol, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Eduard Korniyenko

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<p>A woman reacts near a mortuary, which is expected to receive bodies of victims of the tourist boat "Bulgaria", which sank on the Volga river, in Kazan July 11, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov  </p>

A woman reacts near a mortuary, which is expected to receive bodies of victims of the tourist boat "Bulgaria", which sank on the Volga river, in Kazan July 11, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

A woman reacts near a mortuary, which is expected to receive bodies of victims of the tourist boat "Bulgaria", which sank on the Volga river, in Kazan July 11, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

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<p>Flowers to victims of Sunday's Volga boat disaster float on the river past a cruise ship at the river port in Kazan, July 12, 2011. 

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Flowers to victims of Sunday's Volga boat disaster float on the river past a cruise ship at the river port in Kazan, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

Flowers to victims of Sunday's Volga boat disaster float on the river past a cruise ship at the river port in Kazan, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

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<p>People gather to commemorate the victims of the tourist boat "Bulgaria" disaster at the port of Kazan, July 12, 2011. The poster on the right reads, "Remember. Love. Mourn. 10 July 2011 Bulgaria". 

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People gather to commemorate the victims of the tourist boat "Bulgaria" disaster at the port of Kazan, July 12, 2011. The poster on the right reads, "Remember. Love. Mourn. 10 July 2011 Bulgaria". REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

People gather to commemorate the victims of the tourist boat "Bulgaria" disaster at the port of Kazan, July 12, 2011. The poster on the right reads, "Remember. Love. Mourn. 10 July 2011 Bulgaria". REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

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<p>People gather to pay their respects to victims of Sunday's Volga boat disaster at the river port in Kazan, July 12, 2011. 


REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov </p>

People gather to pay their respects to victims of Sunday's Volga boat disaster at the river port in Kazan, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

People gather to pay their respects to victims of Sunday's Volga boat disaster at the river port in Kazan, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

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<p>A woman reacts as she meets survivors from the Bulgaria tourist boat, which sank on the Volga river, at the port of Kazan, July 10, 2011.  REUTERS/Roman Kruchinin</p>

A woman reacts as she meets survivors from the Bulgaria tourist boat, which sank on the Volga river, at the port of Kazan, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Roman Kruchinin

A woman reacts as she meets survivors from the Bulgaria tourist boat, which sank on the Volga river, at the port of Kazan, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Roman Kruchinin

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<p>A survivor (R) from the Bulgaria tourist boat, which sank on the Volga river, wraps herself with a blanket while talking on the phone after the arrival at the port of Kazan, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Roman Kruchinin  </p>

A survivor (R) from the Bulgaria tourist boat, which sank on the Volga river, wraps herself with a blanket while talking on the phone after the arrival at the port of Kazan, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Roman Kruchinin

A survivor (R) from the Bulgaria tourist boat, which sank on the Volga river, wraps herself with a blanket while talking on the phone after the arrival at the port of Kazan, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Roman Kruchinin

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<p>Divers from the Russian Emergencies Ministry climb up to a rescue vessel during an operation to search for victims of the tourist boat "Bulgaria", which sank on the Volga river, in Russia's Tatarstan region, July 11, 2011. REUTERS/Reuters TV  </p>

Divers from the Russian Emergencies Ministry climb up to a rescue vessel during an operation to search for victims of the tourist boat "Bulgaria", which sank on the Volga river, in Russia's Tatarstan region, July 11, 2011. REUTERS/Reuters TV more

Divers from the Russian Emergencies Ministry climb up to a rescue vessel during an operation to search for victims of the tourist boat "Bulgaria", which sank on the Volga river, in Russia's Tatarstan region, July 11, 2011. REUTERS/Reuters TV

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<p>Husband (C) and son (2ndR) of Faina Valiullina, 44, a victim of Sunday's Volga boat disaster mourn during a funeral ceremony outside Kazan, July 12, 2011. 

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Husband (C) and son (2ndR) of Faina Valiullina, 44, a victim of Sunday's Volga boat disaster mourn during a funeral ceremony outside Kazan, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

Husband (C) and son (2ndR) of Faina Valiullina, 44, a victim of Sunday's Volga boat disaster mourn during a funeral ceremony outside Kazan, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

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<p>Russian Emergencies Ministry members work on the bank of the Volga river to start the search for the missing people from a tourist boat in the Tatarstan region, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Yegor Aleev </p>

Russian Emergencies Ministry members work on the bank of the Volga river to start the search for the missing people from a tourist boat in the Tatarstan region, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Yegor Aleev

Russian Emergencies Ministry members work on the bank of the Volga river to start the search for the missing people from a tourist boat in the Tatarstan region, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Yegor Aleev

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<p>A diver from Russian Emergencies Ministry lifts a body of a victim of the tourist boat "Bulgaria", which sank on the Volga river, onboard a rescue vessel during a search operation in Russia's Tatarstan region, July 11, 2011. 

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A diver from Russian Emergencies Ministry lifts a body of a victim of the tourist boat "Bulgaria", which sank on the Volga river, onboard a rescue vessel during a search operation in Russia's Tatarstan region, July 11, 2011. REUTERS/Reuters TV more

A diver from Russian Emergencies Ministry lifts a body of a victim of the tourist boat "Bulgaria", which sank on the Volga river, onboard a rescue vessel during a search operation in Russia's Tatarstan region, July 11, 2011. REUTERS/Reuters TV

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<p>A crowd waits for the Arabella motor ship, which transported the survivors from the Bulgaria tourist boat that sank on the Volga river, at the port of Kazan, July 10, 2011.  REUTERS/Roman Kruchinin  </p>

A crowd waits for the Arabella motor ship, which transported the survivors from the Bulgaria tourist boat that sank on the Volga river, at the port of Kazan, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Roman Kruchinin

A crowd waits for the Arabella motor ship, which transported the survivors from the Bulgaria tourist boat that sank on the Volga river, at the port of Kazan, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Roman Kruchinin

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<p>People react as they meet the survivors from the Bulgaria tourist boat, which sank on the Volga river, at the port of Kazan, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Roman Kruchinin  </p>

People react as they meet the survivors from the Bulgaria tourist boat, which sank on the Volga river, at the port of Kazan, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Roman Kruchinin

People react as they meet the survivors from the Bulgaria tourist boat, which sank on the Volga river, at the port of Kazan, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Roman Kruchinin

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<p>Survivors (L and 2nd R) from the Bulgaria tourist boat, which sank on the Volga river, wrap themselves with blankets while being escorted after the arrival at the port of Kazan, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Roman Kruchinin </p>

Survivors (L and 2nd R) from the Bulgaria tourist boat, which sank on the Volga river, wrap themselves with blankets while being escorted after the arrival at the port of Kazan, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Roman Kruchinin

Survivors (L and 2nd R) from the Bulgaria tourist boat, which sank on the Volga river, wrap themselves with blankets while being escorted after the arrival at the port of Kazan, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Roman Kruchinin

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<p>Russian Emergencies Ministry members work on the bank of the Volga river as they search for the missing people from the Bulgaria tourist boat that sank in the Tatarstan region, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Yegor Aleev  </p>

Russian Emergencies Ministry members work on the bank of the Volga river as they search for the missing people from the Bulgaria tourist boat that sank in the Tatarstan region, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Yegor Aleev

Russian Emergencies Ministry members work on the bank of the Volga river as they search for the missing people from the Bulgaria tourist boat that sank in the Tatarstan region, July 10, 2011. REUTERS/Yegor Aleev

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<p>Mourners place flowers on the grave of a victim of Sunday's Volga boat disaster in a cemetery in Kazan, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov</p>

Mourners place flowers on the grave of a victim of Sunday's Volga boat disaster in a cemetery in Kazan, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

Mourners place flowers on the grave of a victim of Sunday's Volga boat disaster in a cemetery in Kazan, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

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<p>People gather to pay their respects to victims of Sunday's Volga boat disaster at the river port in Kazan, July 12, 2011.  REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov </p>

People gather to pay their respects to victims of Sunday's Volga boat disaster at the river port in Kazan, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

People gather to pay their respects to victims of Sunday's Volga boat disaster at the river port in Kazan, July 12, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov

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