Italian Republic Celebration in Rome

Russian President Dimitry Medvedev (L), Slovenian President Danilo Turk (CL), Israeli President Shimon Peres (2R), Romanian President Traian Basescu (R) attend the military parade to mark the founding of the Italian Republic and the 150th anniversary of Italian unification at Via dei Fori Imperiali on June 2, 2011 in Rome, Italy. The Italian Republic was founded in 1946 after the death of Benito Mussolini. This year 80 foreign delegations from all over the world attended the Italian military parade.
(June 1, 2011 - Source: Giorgio Cosulich/Getty Images Europe)