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Friday Photo: Don’t mess with Belarus

Belarussian special forces soldiers use a sledgehammer to break flaming bricks on their backs in Minsk on May 19, 2009 during the country’s annual military expo and arms fair. VIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images

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Belarussian special forces soldiers use a sledgehammer to break flaming bricks on their backs in Minsk on May 19, 2009 during the country's annual military expo and arms fair. AFP PHOTO / VIKTOR DRACHEV (Photo credit should read VIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Belarussian special forces soldiers use a sledgehammer to break flaming bricks on their backs in Minsk on May 19, 2009 during the country’s annual military expo and arms fair.

VIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images

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