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    Ecuador has seen a wave of protests recently after the government issued a series of austerity measures, including the elimination of fuel subsidies.

    Led by the country's indigenous peoples, the protests have turned violent.

    Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno has announced the decision to move the government from Quito to Guayaquil.

    *Follow Sputnik's live feed to find out what the situation in Quito is currently like.

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