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Newlyweds Alexander Emereev, left, and Dmitry Zaytsev, right, both of Russia, are showered with rice as they pose with their marriage book in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. The two men, who are from Sochi, planned to apply for political asylum from Russia after they were married at the civil registry. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

Newlyweds Alexander Emereev, left, and Dmitry Zaytsev, right, both of Russia, are showered with rice as they pose with their marriage book in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. The two men, who are from Sochi, planned to apply for political asylum from Russia after they were married at the civil registry. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

Alexander Emereev, right, slips a wedding band on his partner Dmitry Zaytsev, both of Russia, during their civil marriage ceremony in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. The two men, who are from Sochi, planned to apply for political asylum after their ceremony at the civil registry in Buenos Aires. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

Los recién casados rusos Alexander Emereev, a la izquierda, y Dmitry Zaytsev se miran a los ojos tras contraer matrimonio en Buenos Aires, Argentina, el martes 25 de febrero de 2014. La pareja, originaria de Sochi, planea solicitar refugio en Argentina. (AP foto/Victor R. Caivano)

Los recién casados rusos Dmitry Zaytsev, a la izquierda, y Alexander Emereev se miran a los ojos tras contraer matrimonio en Buenos Aires, Argentina, el martes 25 de febrero de 2014. La pareja, originaria de Sochi, planea solicitar refugio en Argentina. (AP foto/Victor R. Caivano)

Russian newlyweds Alexander Emereev, left, and Dmitry Zaytsev pose with their marriage book in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. The two men, who are from Sochi, planned to apply for political asylum after their marriage ceremony at the civil registry in Buenos Aires. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

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