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In Congo Elections, Fraud Is Expected and Violence Is Feared

NYTimes.com: "On Monday, Congo is scheduled to hold presidential and parliamentary elections, only the second time in this troubled country’s history that the entire population has been able to vote. And no one here thinks it is going to be smooth.

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