Ex-Egyptian President Mubarak released from prison
After nearly six years in custody, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed.
Operation Provide Relief
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Liu Yalou
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Cultural Revolution
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Andrei Grechko
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Lev Skvirsky
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Alexander Novikov
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Vasily Ivanovich Petrov
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Kirill Meretskov
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Milán Václavík
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Pyotr Grigorenko
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Aleksei Antonov
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Safar Abiyev
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Boris Gromov
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Nikolai Fyodorovich Vatutin
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Arturs Sproģis
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Vladimir Kvachkov
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Muhammad Ali Samatar
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Leonid Govorov
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Arnaldo Ochoa
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Sagadat Nurmagambetov
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Leonty Cheremisov
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Nikolay Yegorovich Makarov
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Tagir Kusimov
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Alexey Nikolayevich Krutikov
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Ivan Ladyga
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