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The Olympic torch relay route is changed for the second time due to the protests of local public sector employees
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The protest was an attempt to disrupt the torch carrying in Rio de Janeiro

The Olympic torch relay route is changed for the second time due to the protests of local public sector employees.

The latest incident was an attempt to disrupt the torch carrying in Rio de Janeiro. Protesters complain about the delay in payments, according to 112.international

The state, this is due to high costs for the organization of the competition. In the north of Rio police even used tear gas to drive off the strikers.

The relay race will last until Friday. Then the Olympic flame will be brought to Maracana stadium, where the opening ceremony of the Summer Games will take place.

David Vispo, a citizen of favela - the poorest areas of Rio, is also taking part in Olympic torch relay race.

As reported earlier by 1492news.com, The organizers of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as of August 1 were able to realize only 79 percent of the tickets for the event

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