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Pacification (17 of 23)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
By Rafael Fabres
15 Feb 2012

UPP soldiers Juliana Gomes, De Luca and Maia watch the surroundings and the beaches of Leblon and Ipanema from the top of the shantytown of Vidigal, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 13, 2012.

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Pacification (21 of 23)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
By Rafael Fabres
15 Feb 2012

An inhabitant of the shantytown of Vidigal smokes a cannabis cigarette, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 14, 2012.

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Pacification (23 of 23)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
By Rafael Fabres
15 Feb 2012

A horse runs away from a Riot Police officer, while he patrols during the Occupation of one shantytown who belongs to the group of slums called Complexo de Alemao, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 26, 2012.

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Pacification (22 of 23)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
By Rafael Fabres
15 Feb 2012

UPP Soldiers Queiroz, Neris, Ferreira and L.Guedes from the 2nd UPP of the 4th Military Police Battalion inspect the overview of the favela of Sao Carlos from a waste ground know as Larguinho, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 28, 2012.

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Pacification (1 of 23)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
By Rafael Fabres
12 Feb 2012

UPP soldier Alexandre Correa from the 4th batallion of the Sao Carlos UPP holds his service gun out the window of a police car while on patrol, in the Sao Carlos shantytown, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 25, 2012.

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Pacification (16 of 23)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
By Rafael Fabres
12 Feb 2012

Traces of blood remains on the car where a UPP policeman was evacuated after being shooted by gangs while on patrol in Sao Carlos, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 5, 2012.

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Pacification (19 of 23)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
By Rafael Fabres
12 Feb 2012

Soldado Fabiano Barros smokes a cigar in the shantytown of favela de Sao Carlos, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 25, 2012.

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Pacification (2 of 23)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
By Rafael Fabres
11 Feb 2012

UPP Soldiers Annunciacçâo, Mario Silva and Vidal while on patrol in the shantytown of Sao Carlos, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, March 07, 2012.

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Pacification (15 of 23)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
By Rafael Fabres
11 Feb 2012

UPP Military Policemen wait for orders after an officer had been shot by gangs while on patrol in Sao Carlos, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 5, 2012.

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Pacification (18 of 23)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
By Rafael Fabres
11 Feb 2012

UPP soldier Renata J. takes a break after a 12 hour shift in the shantytown of Vidigal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 22, 2012.

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Pacification (20 of 23)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
By Rafael Fabres
11 Feb 2012

Andre Lima, resident of the shantytown of Vidigal, observes a military police patrol car from the window of his hostel, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 15, 2012.