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Laos celebrates 30 years under communist rule - Comments

One of the world's last communist nations on Friday celebrated its triumph over a U.S.-backed government 30 years ago with a mass Soviet-style rally almost extinct in the post-Cold War world. More than 25,000 soldiers, government officials and members of state youth organizations were marshaled at dawn on a vast square to hear 81-year-old president and communist party chief Khamtay Siphandone read a 12-page speech

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