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    Ready, Aim, Fire! Tomatoes, Eggs, Shoes and Other Things Thrown at Politicians

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    During an election rally, Angela Merkel was pelted with tomatoes thrown from an angry crowd. The Chancellor got off with only a few stains on her red jacket, but sometimes such incidents can leave a mark on the reputation too. Sputnik recalled the most sensational situations, when protesters threw different “improvised missiles” at public figures.

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