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Passport control. Soldier using an ultraviolet scanner to study a passport and see whether or not is it fake. The ultraviolet light reveals details not seen under ordinary light, and can help reveal evidence of forgery. This scanner is being used on the Russian-Kazakh border, in the Kurgan region of Russia. Photographed in 2007.
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