People walk at City Hospital No. 31 in St. Petersburg, Russia, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. Russian officials on Wednesday backed off on a plan to shut a clinic specialized in treating children with cancer in order to turn it into a medical center for the nation's top judges, marking a rare occasion when authorities seemed to bow to public pressure. The authorities intention to turn City Hospital No. 31 into a clinic that would exclusively serve judges of Russia's top courts, which are being relocated to St.Petersburg from Moscow, has caused a strong public dismay. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

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People walk at City Hospital No. 31 in St. Petersburg, Russia, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. Russian officials on Wednesday backed off on a plan to shut a clinic specialized in treating children with cancer in order to turn it into a medical center for the nation's top judges, marking a rare occasion when authorities seemed to bow to public pressure. The authorities intention to turn City Hospital No. 31 into a clinic that would exclusively serve judges of Russia's top courts, which are being relocated to St.Petersburg from Moscow, has caused a strong public dismay. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
People walk at City Hospital No. 31 in St. Petersburg, Russia, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. Russian officials on Wednesday backed off on a plan to shut a clinic specialized in treating children with cancer in order to turn it into a medical center for the nation's top judges, marking a rare occasion when authorities seemed to bow to public pressure. The authorities intention to turn City Hospital No. 31 into a clinic that would exclusively serve judges of Russia's top courts, which are being relocated to St.Petersburg from Moscow, has caused a strong public dismay. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
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