Anti-gay protesters try to attack a bus with gay activists who are being taken away from a pro-gay-rights rally by police for their own protection in Tblisi, Georgia, on May 17. Thousands of anti-gay protesters, including Orthodox priests, occupied a central street in Georgia's capital. Shakh Aivazov/AP hide caption

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Shashlik cooks on a hot grill. Kakheti, the easternmost province in the Republic of Georgia, is known for meats grilled over grapevines, which burn quickly, leaving a heap of finger-sized coals. Nick Grabowski/via Flickr hide caption

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Nurse Marina Bogdanova, with Sputnik, gives medications to Sergei Gaptenko, who is close to finishing treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis. Konstantin Salomatin for NPR hide caption

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Igor Davydenko sits in his cell at a Siberian prison where inmates are treated for drug-resistant tuberculosis. Konstantin Salomatin/for NPR hide caption

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