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Protesters storm government headquarters after Kyrgyzstan election

People protesting against the results of a parliamentary election stand in front of the government headquarters which has been taken over in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 6, 2020. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

People protesting against the results of a parliamentary election stand in front of the government headquarters which has been taken over in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 6, 2020. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

People protesting against the results of a parliamentary election stand in front of the government headquarters which has been taken over in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 6, 2020. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov
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People protesting against the results of a parliamentary election stand in front of the government headquarters which has been taken over in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 6, 2020. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

People protesting against the results of a parliamentary election stand in front of the government headquarters which has been taken over in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 6, 2020. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

People protesting against the results of a parliamentary election stand in front of the government headquarters which has been taken over in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 6, 2020. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov
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Protesters are seen inside the parliament building, known as the White House, in Bishkek, Kyrgystan October 5, 2020. TWITTER/GRAFECRISTO via REUTERS

Protesters are seen inside the parliament building, known as the White House, in Bishkek, Kyrgystan October 5, 2020. TWITTER/GRAFECRISTO via REUTERS

Protesters are seen inside the parliament building, known as the White House, in Bishkek, Kyrgystan October 5, 2020. TWITTER/GRAFECRISTO via REUTERS
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A demonstrator wearing the national flag gestures during a protest against the results of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 6, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

A demonstrator wearing the national flag gestures during a protest against the results of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 6, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

A demonstrator wearing the national flag gestures during a protest against the results of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 6, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov
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Demonstrators stand atop a vehicle during a protest against the results of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 6, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

Demonstrators stand atop a vehicle during a protest against the results of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 6, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

Demonstrators stand atop a vehicle during a protest against the results of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 6, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov
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People protesting against the results of a parliamentary election is seen in front of the government headquarters which has been taken over in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 6, 2020. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

People protesting against the results of a parliamentary election is seen in front of the government headquarters which has been taken over in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 6, 2020. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

People protesting against the results of a parliamentary election is seen in front of the government headquarters which has been taken over in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 6, 2020. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov
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A man stands at a barricade near the government headquarters which has been taken over during a protest against the results of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 6, 2020. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

A man stands at a barricade near the government headquarters which has been taken over during a protest against the results of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 6, 2020. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

A man stands at a barricade near the government headquarters which has been taken over during a protest against the results of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 6, 2020. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov
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People protesting against the results of a parliamentary election are seen in front of the government headquarters which has been taken over in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 6, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

People protesting against the results of a parliamentary election are seen in front of the government headquarters which has been taken over in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 6, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

People protesting against the results of a parliamentary election are seen in front of the government headquarters which has been taken over in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 6, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov
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People are seen next to a car burnt during a protest against the results of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 6, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

People are seen next to a car burnt during a protest against the results of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 6, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

People are seen next to a car burnt during a protest against the results of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 6, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov
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Protesters try to break into the government headquarters during a rally against the result of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 5, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

Protesters try to break into the government headquarters during a rally against the result of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 5, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

Protesters try to break into the government headquarters during a rally against the result of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 5, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov
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Police officers are seen in clouds of tear gas as they disperse protesters during a rally against the result of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 5, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

Police officers are seen in clouds of tear gas as they disperse protesters during a rally against the result of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 5, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

Police officers are seen in clouds of tear gas as they disperse protesters during a rally against the result of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 5, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov
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Police officers get ready to disperse protesters during a rally against the result of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 5, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

Police officers get ready to disperse protesters during a rally against the result of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 5, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

Police officers get ready to disperse protesters during a rally against the result of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 5, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov
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A police officer fires to disperse protesters during a rally against the result of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 5, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

A police officer fires to disperse protesters during a rally against the result of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 5, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

A police officer fires to disperse protesters during a rally against the result of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 5, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov
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Protesters try to break into the government headquarters during a rally against the result of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 5, 2020. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

Protesters try to break into the government headquarters during a rally against the result of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 5, 2020. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

Protesters try to break into the government headquarters during a rally against the result of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 5, 2020. REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov
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A water cannon is used to disperse protesters during a rally against the result of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 5, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

A water cannon is used to disperse protesters during a rally against the result of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 5, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

A water cannon is used to disperse protesters during a rally against the result of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 5, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov
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Protesters try to break into the government headquarters during a rally against the result of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 5, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

Protesters try to break into the government headquarters during a rally against the result of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 5, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

Protesters try to break into the government headquarters during a rally against the result of a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 5, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov
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Officials empty a ballot box after closing vote at a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 4, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

Officials empty a ballot box after closing vote at a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 4, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

Officials empty a ballot box after closing vote at a parliamentary election in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, October 4, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov
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Army servicemen vote during a parliamentary election in the village of Besh-Kungey, Kyrgyzstan, October 4, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

Army servicemen vote during a parliamentary election in the village of Besh-Kungey, Kyrgyzstan, October 4, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

Army servicemen vote during a parliamentary election in the village of Besh-Kungey, Kyrgyzstan, October 4, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov
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A voter studies a ballot during a parliamentary election in the village of Besh-Kungey, Kyrgyzstan, October 4, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

A voter studies a ballot during a parliamentary election in the village of Besh-Kungey, Kyrgyzstan, October 4, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

A voter studies a ballot during a parliamentary election in the village of Besh-Kungey, Kyrgyzstan, October 4, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov
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A medic and members of a local electoral commission walk as they visit voters during parliamentary election in the village of Arashan, Kyrgyzstan, October 3, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

A medic and members of a local electoral commission walk as they visit voters during parliamentary election in the village of Arashan, Kyrgyzstan, October 3, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov

A medic and members of a local electoral commission walk as they visit voters during parliamentary election in the village of Arashan, Kyrgyzstan, October 3, 2020.  REUTERS/Vladimir Pirogov
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