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A riot police officer holds a weapon during clashes in Rio de Janeiro's downtown, on June 17, 2013.
A riot police officer holds a weapon during clashes in Rio de Janeiro's downtown, on June 17, 2013.

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Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Brazil's biggest cities to protest the economy and crime.