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Biometric passports. Russian passports, labelled in both Cyrillic and English, and with Russian ensignia on the front. These passports have microchips embedded in them to allow faster and more efficient processing at border controls. Photographed in 2007, at the Goznak printing factory in Moscow, Russia.
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