Violence Erupts Following Bulgarian #ДАНСwithMe Anti-Government Protests

Protestors have been gathering in Bulgaria's largest cities for over a month now, but Tuesday's round of demonstrations represent the most dramatic showdown yet. Reports of bat-wielding, pepper-spraying police have started trending on social media, marked with the hashtag #ДАНСwithMe. No one has confirmed the numbers of injuries, but it looks pretty certain that Sofia's town square doesn't look like this anymore:

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