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Fire trucks stand near the Moscow State Conservatory a 19th-century building, Moscow, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2002.
A fire broke out Tuesday evening at the Moscow State Conservatory, sending flames and smoke through a vital cultural institution that has trained many of Russia's finest musicians and hosted performances by internationally acclaimed artists.
All the people in the 19th-century building were evacuated and no injuries were reported.
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