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Brazil hit by largest protests yet as hundreds of thousands march

A demonstrator tries to stop the riot police during one of many protests around Brazil's major cities in Rio de Janeiro June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

A demonstrator tries to stop the riot police during one of many protests around Brazil's major cities in Rio de Janeiro June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

A demonstrator tries to stop the riot police during one of many protests around Brazil's major cities in Rio de Janeiro June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes
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A demonstrator clashes against riot police during one of many protests around Brazil's major cities in Rio de Janeiro June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

A demonstrator clashes against riot police during one of many protests around Brazil's major cities in Rio de Janeiro June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

A demonstrator clashes against riot police during one of many protests around Brazil's major cities in Rio de Janeiro June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes
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Demonstrators shout anti-government slogans during a protest in Rio de Janeiro, one of many such protests in Brazil's major cities, June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

Demonstrators shout anti-government slogans during a protest in Rio de Janeiro, one of many such protests in Brazil's major cities, June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

Demonstrators shout anti-government slogans during a protest in Rio de Janeiro, one of many such protests in Brazil's major cities, June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes
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A demonstrator clashes against riot police during one of many protests around Brazil's major cities in Rio de Janeiro June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

A demonstrator clashes against riot police during one of many protests around Brazil's major cities in Rio de Janeiro June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

A demonstrator clashes against riot police during one of many protests around Brazil's major cities in Rio de Janeiro June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes
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Demonstrators shout anti-government slogans during a protest in Rio de Janeiro, one of many such protests in Brazil's major cities, June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

Demonstrators shout anti-government slogans during a protest in Rio de Janeiro, one of many such protests in Brazil's major cities, June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

Demonstrators shout anti-government slogans during a protest in Rio de Janeiro, one of many such protests in Brazil's major cities, June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes
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Demonstrators run during clashes with riot police near the Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza June 19, 2013. REUTERS/Davi Pinheiro

Demonstrators run during clashes with riot police near the Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza June 19, 2013. REUTERS/Davi Pinheiro

Demonstrators run during clashes with riot police near the Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza June 19, 2013. REUTERS/Davi Pinheiro
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Demonstrators face off against riot police near the Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza June 19, 2013. REUTERS/Davi Pinheiro

Demonstrators face off against riot police near the Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza June 19, 2013. REUTERS/Davi Pinheiro

Demonstrators face off against riot police near the Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza June 19, 2013. REUTERS/Davi Pinheiro
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Demonstrators tear down a traffic light during clashes with riot police near the Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza June 19, 2013. REUTERS/Davi Pinheiro

Demonstrators tear down a traffic light during clashes with riot police near the Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza June 19, 2013. REUTERS/Davi Pinheiro

Demonstrators tear down a traffic light during clashes with riot police near the Estadio Castelao in Fortaleza June 19, 2013. REUTERS/Davi Pinheiro
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Police officers stand in a line across a road facing demonstrators during a protest by students, and members of the "Free Pass" movement, to demand improvements be made to the public transport system, at the bus station in the centre of Brasilia June 19, 2013. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Police officers stand in a line across a road facing demonstrators during a protest by students, and members of the "Free Pass" movement, to demand improvements be made to the public transport system, at the bus station in the centre of Brasilia June...more

Police officers stand in a line across a road facing demonstrators during a protest by students, and members of the "Free Pass" movement, to demand improvements be made to the public transport system, at the bus station in the centre of Brasilia June 19, 2013. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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Students, and members of the "Free Pass" movement, take part in a protest demanding improvements be made to the public transport system, at the bus station in the centre of Brasilia June 19, 2013. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Students, and members of the "Free Pass" movement, take part in a protest demanding improvements be made to the public transport system, at the bus station in the centre of Brasilia June 19, 2013. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Students, and members of the "Free Pass" movement, take part in a protest demanding improvements be made to the public transport system, at the bus station in the centre of Brasilia June 19, 2013. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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Military policemen use pepper stray on demonstrators during a protest against the Confederations Cup and President Dilma Rousseff's government, outside the National Congress in Brasilia June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Gustavo Froner

Military policemen use pepper stray on demonstrators during a protest against the Confederations Cup and President Dilma Rousseff's government, outside the National Congress in Brasilia June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Gustavo Froner

Military policemen use pepper stray on demonstrators during a protest against the Confederations Cup and President Dilma Rousseff's government, outside the National Congress in Brasilia June 20, 2013. REUTERS/Gustavo Froner
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