Israel's ex Foreign Min Avigdor Lieberman on trial for fraud

Lieberman is accused of trying to advance the career of a former diplomat who relayed information to him about a since closed criminal investigation into his business dealings
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Israel's former Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman (C) arrives for the opening hearing of his trial in which is he is facing charges of fraud and breach of trust, at Jerusalem Magistrates Court on February 17, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel. Concerning incidents which took place more than a decade ago, Lieberman is accused of trying to advance the career of a former diplomat who relayed information to him about a since closed criminal investigation into his business dealings. Lieberman pleaded not guilty on all counts, expressing confidence that he will be cleared of all charges so that he may resume his role as Foreign Minister. (Getty Images)
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Israel's former Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman (C) arrives for the opening hearing of his trial in which is he is facing charges of fraud and breach of trust, at Jerusalem Magistrates Court on February 17, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel. Concerning incidents which took place more than a decade ago, Lieberman is accused of trying to advance the career of a former diplomat who relayed information to him about a since closed criminal investigation into his business dealings. Lieberman pleaded not guilty on all counts, expressing confidence that he will be cleared of all charges so that he may resume his role as Foreign Minister. (Getty Images)
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Israel's former Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman attends the opening hearing of his trial in which is he is facing charges of fraud and breach of trust, at Jerusalem Magistrates Court on February 17, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel. Concerning incidents which took place more than a decade ago, Lieberman is accused of trying to advance the career of a former diplomat who relayed information to him about a since closed criminal investigation into his business dealings. Lieberman pleaded not guilty on all counts, expressing confidence that he will be cleared of all charges so that he may resume his role as Foreign Minister. (Getty Images)
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Israel's former Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman (R) arrives for the opening hearing of his trial in which is he is facing charges of fraud and breach of trust, at Jerusalem Magistrates Court on February 17, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel. Concerning incidents which took place more than a decade ago, Lieberman is accused of trying to advance the career of a former diplomat who relayed information to him about a since closed criminal investigation into his business dealings. Lieberman pleaded not guilty on all counts, expressing confidence that he will be cleared of all charges so that he may resume his role as Foreign Minister. (Getty Images)
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Israel's former Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman arrives for the opening hearing of his trial in which is he is facing charges of fraud and breach of trust, at Jerusalem Magistrates Court on February 17, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel. Concerning incidents which took place more than a decade ago, Lieberman is accused of trying to advance the career of a former diplomat who relayed information to him about a since closed criminal investigation into his business dealings. Lieberman pleaded not guilty on all counts, expressing confidence that he will be cleared of all charges so that he may resume his role as Foreign Minister. (Getty Images)