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In pictures: World Cup brings Brazilian tensions to the fore

Not all the action is inside the stadiums. As Brazilian demonstrators unhappy with the money spent on hosting the world soccer tournament nolen take their grievances to the streets, security forces are clamping down

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Riot police face protesters during a demonstration against the public spending for the 2014 World Cup, in Rio de Janeiro June 15, 2014. Police blocked the streets to keep demonstrators from reaching Maracana soccer stadium as Argentina played Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Brazilian policemen stand guard as the bus carrying the South Korean team arrives for a training session at the stadium of the Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso in Cuiaba, June 15, 2014.

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A Brazilian soldier stands guard near where the South Korean team was attending a training session at the stadium of the Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso in Cuiaba, June 15, 2014.

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Protesters run from tear gas shot by riot police as they demonstrate against the public spending for the 2014 World Cup, in Rio de Janeiro June 15, 2014.

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A policeman aims his pistol at protesters throwing stones during a demonstration against the public spending for the 2014 World Cup, in Rio de Janeiro June 15, 2014.

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A masked protester breaks the windows of a bank during a demonstration against the public spending for the 2014 World Cup, in Rio de Janeiro June 15, 2014.

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