Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov delivers his statement during the 31st session of the Human Rights Council, Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)
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