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Bastille Day in France

Alpha jets from the French Air Force Patrouille de France fly during the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Alpha jets from the French Air Force Patrouille de France fly during the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Alpha jets from the French Air Force Patrouille de France fly during the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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Students of the Ecole Polytechnique (Special military school of Polytechnique) march in the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Students of the Ecole Polytechnique (Special military school of Polytechnique) march in the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Students of the Ecole Polytechnique (Special military school of Polytechnique) march in the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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A woman on a horse carries the French flag on Bastille Day as the Tour de France peloton passes by. 

REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

A woman on a horse carries the French flag on Bastille Day as the Tour de France peloton passes by. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

A woman on a horse carries the French flag on Bastille Day as the Tour de France peloton passes by. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe
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French President Emmanuel Macron and Chief of the Defence Staff French Army General Francois Lecointre arrive in a command car for the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/Pool

French President Emmanuel Macron and Chief of the Defence Staff French Army General Francois Lecointre arrive in a command car for the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/Pool

French President Emmanuel Macron and Chief of the Defence Staff French Army General Francois Lecointre arrive in a command car for the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/Pool
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A Canadair CL-215 amphibious aircraft and a Dash Q400MR from the French Securite Civile flies past the Genie de la Liberte gilded figure (Spirit of Freedom) on top of the Place de la Bastille's July Column in Paris, during the traditional Bastille Day military parade in Paris. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

A Canadair CL-215 amphibious aircraft and a Dash Q400MR from the French Securite Civile flies past the Genie de la Liberte gilded figure (Spirit of Freedom) on top of the Place de la Bastille's July Column in Paris, during the traditional Bastille...more

A Canadair CL-215 amphibious aircraft and a Dash Q400MR from the French Securite Civile flies past the Genie de la Liberte gilded figure (Spirit of Freedom) on top of the Place de la Bastille's July Column in Paris, during the traditional Bastille Day military parade in Paris. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
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A French bulldog is seen during the Day of France event, part of celebrations in honor of Bastille Day, in Moscow, Russia. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A French bulldog is seen during the Day of France event, part of celebrations in honor of Bastille Day, in Moscow, Russia. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A French bulldog is seen during the Day of France event, part of celebrations in honor of Bastille Day, in Moscow, Russia. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Armoured vehicles of French Army attend the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Armoured vehicles of French Army attend the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Armoured vehicles of French Army attend the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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Members of the Republican Guard ride horses during the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Members of the Republican Guard ride horses during the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Members of the Republican Guard ride horses during the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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French President Emmanuel Macron, his wife Brigitte Macron, members of the French government, and Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong attend the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/Pool

French President Emmanuel Macron, his wife Brigitte Macron, members of the French government, and Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong attend the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris. REUTERS/Philippe...more

French President Emmanuel Macron, his wife Brigitte Macron, members of the French government, and Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong attend the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/Pool
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A woman attends the Day of France event, part of celebrations in honour of Bastille Day, in Moscow, Russia. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A woman attends the Day of France event, part of celebrations in honour of Bastille Day, in Moscow, Russia. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

A woman attends the Day of France event, part of celebrations in honour of Bastille Day, in Moscow, Russia. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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French President Emmanuel Macron attends the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/Pool

French President Emmanuel Macron attends the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/Pool

French President Emmanuel Macron attends the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/Pool
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Alpha jets from the French Air Force Patrouille de France fly during the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Alpha jets from the French Air Force Patrouille de France fly during the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Alpha jets from the French Air Force Patrouille de France fly during the traditional Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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