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November 30, 2012

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Ivan Vasilevich, 61, a handicapped pensioner, weaves a basket out of willow twigs in the village of Garenichi, some 110 km (68 miles) east of Minsk, Belarus. Vasilevich has a disability pension of about 2400000 Belarussian roubles ( $300) a month, and earns extra money producing baskets for a local market.

PHOTO: Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters

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