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KINSHASA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO APRIL 28: Unidentified military police rehearse on April 28, 2006 in Kinshasa, Congo, DRC. The European Union has a cooperation and training program with the Congolese police. They trained the integrated Police Unit (UPI). European standard training and equipment was given to them. These police are to be deployed during the upcoming election campaign and elections in Congo, DRC. The country is in ruins after forty years of mismanagement by the corrupt dictator and former president Mobuto Sese Seko. He fled the country in 1997 and a civil war started. The country is planning to hold general elections by July 2006, the first democratic elections in forty years. (Photo by Per-Anders Pettersson)
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