Top-candidate of the left-wing Die Linke party Gregor Gysi delivers a speech during an election campaign rally in Berlin, September 11, 2013. Socialist bookstands ring the campaign rally of Germany's ... more 
Top-candidate of the left-wing Die Linke party Gregor Gysi delivers a speech during an election campaign rally in Berlin, September 11, 2013. Socialist bookstands ring the campaign rally of Germany's Left party, Trotskyites hawk newsletters and scarlet balloons stand out against the drab backdrop of high-rise apartment blocks in the autumnal drizzle. The Left, whose old-school socialism appeals particularly in former communist East Germany, has leapt to third place in one opinion poll before the Sept. 22 election, thanks partly to its categorical rejection of military intervention in Syria. Picture taken September 11, 2013. TO GO WITH STORY GERMANY-ELECTIONS/LEFT REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS) less 
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