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Kazakhstan wary of shadow of Ukraine crisis

ALMATY, Kazakhstan/BISHKEK -- The bride and groom posed for a portrait in front of a perpetual flame in an Almaty park that commemorates soldiers who died fighting in the Russian civil war and World War II.

   The two shared the dark complexion, high cheekbones and narrow eyes Kazakhs inherited from the tribes that used to sweep the Central Asian steppe in contrast with the blonde hair and light eyes of the maid of honor and best man, both ethnic Russians.

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