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A Pro-independentis man holds a urn during a meeting organised by the Catalonia National Assembly (ANC) and the Omnium Cultural civil society association after a symbolic vote on independence for Catalonia from Spain at a polling station in Barcelona on November 9, 2014. One of Spain's biggest and richest regions, Catalonia defied Madrid today and proceeded with a symbolic vote on whether it should break away as an independent state. AFP PHOTO/ JOSEP LAGOJOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images
A Pro-independentis man holds a urn during a meeting organised by the Catalonia National Assembly (ANC) and the Omnium Cultural civil society association after a symbolic vote on independence for Catalonia from Spain at a polling station in Barcelona on November 9, 2014. One of Spain's biggest and richest regions, Catalonia defied Madrid today and proceeded with a symbolic vote on whether it should break away as an independent state. AFP PHOTO/ JOSEP LAGOJOSEP LAGO/AFP/Getty Images

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