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A protester with a placard criticizing the Ukrainian government of President Petro Poroshenko stands in front of the European Parliament building in Strasbourg, France, 16 September 2014.

Italian members of the European Parliament (MEP) Gianluca Buonanno, Lorenzo Fontana and Matteo Salvini, of the Italian Lega Nord, wear protest t-shirts with the slogan `No Sanzioni alla Russia` (No Sanctions on Russia) during the plenary session at the Eu

isitors view the artwork `Headshots 1991-2014` by German Bjoern Melhus at the exhibition `Vertigo of Reality` at the Academy of Arts in Berlin, Germany, 16 September 2014. The exhibition is part of the Berlin Art Week and will run from 17 September to 14

Lava cascades flow down the slope of the Mayon Volcano as seen from Legazpi City, Albay province, Philippines, 16 September 2014. Tens of thousands of people living near the Philippines` most active volcano began to evacuate after increased activity promp

Highlanders and pro independence supporters Ed and Sandy Hastings pose in the traditional highland dress in Edinburgh, Scotland, 16 September 2014.

n Ukrainian woman in national dress dances during the opening ceremony of joint military exercises near the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, Ukraine, 15 September 2014. The Rapid Trident 2014 drill kicked off early 15 September at the Yavoriv military base

Pope Francis waves from a window of the vatican as he greets people attending the Sunday Angelus prayer on Saint Peter`s square in the Vatican City, 14 September 2014.

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Scottish Independence Referendum - Yes or No

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Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown (C) has promised that Scottish Parliament`s powers will be boosted if voters reject independence.

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Pro Independence Scottish voters during a Yes rally.

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Mayor of London Boris Johnson said in a statement outside 10 Downing Street in London, September 8 that it would be sad to see `something so great break up` referring to a possible Yes vote on the Scotland`s independence.

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A young girl draped in the Scottish flag during a pro Independence rally in Edinburgh, Scotland, September 10.

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Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown at the Loanhead Miners Welfare and Social Club in Midlothian, Scotland, 08 September 2014

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Hollywood star, Scotsman, Alan Cumming joins with Scotland`s Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to campaign for the yes vote in Glasgow, Scotland, 08 September 2014.

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The Ballater and District Pipe Band perform at the Braemar Gathering, Highland Games at the Princess Royal and Duke of Fife Memorial Park, in Braemar, Scotland.

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The British Pound has fallen sharply to lowest level since November 2013 following opinion poll showing supporters of Scottish independence ahead for the first time, days before a referendum on whether to split from Britain is due to be held.

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The Scottish flag (R) and British Union Jack (L) fly outside the Scotland Office in London.

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A Scottish piper in traditional kilt plays bagpiles on the occasion of the European Community Summit in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Voters in Scotland will vote in a referendum on the 18th September 2014 in what may be described as a Destiny Day in the country`s long history.

Pro-independence campaigners took a narrow lead with 51% of those surveyed in favor of leaving the 300-year-old union, while 49% were opposed.

Five million people are eligible to vote in the referendum. On the ballot they will be asked a yes or no question: Should Scotland be an independent country?

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