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Jul 5, 2017

Drawing inspiration from Ukraine's 2013-14 revolt, Venezuela's young protesters are donning Viking-like shields in battles with security forces and eagerly watching a film on the Kiev uprising.
Power to the people.

Venezuela’s shield-bearing protesters
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A demonstrator holding a rudimentary shield poses for a picture before a rally against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas, Venezuela, May 27, 2017. He said: "I protest, because I want a better future for me and my family, because it hurts to get up every day and have my mother crying because there is nothing to eat at home. Because I know that if I've got to die here, I would die fighting for my country and not because I was shot by someone who wanted to steal my cell phone." CARLOS GARCIA RAWLINS/REUTERS

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