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Beijing prepares to celebrate 70 years of communist rule

Patriotic banners, elaborate flower displays and tightened security are all on tap at the Chinese capital



Visitors to a park look at a board with the words 'Celebrate the Chinese dream together' in Beijing on Friday
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Visitors to a park look at a board with the words 'Celebrate the Chinese dream together' in Beijing on Friday
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Residents pose for photos near a floral decoration in Beijing on Saturday
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Residents pose for photos near a floral decoration in Beijing on Saturday
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A woman wearing a mask walks past by a slogan, 'Xi Jinping, New Era China',  on Friday
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A woman wearing a mask walks past by a slogan, 'Xi Jinping, New Era China', on Friday
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A resident wearing a mask stands near buildings lit up with the numbers 70 in Beijing on Friday
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A resident wearing a mask stands near buildings lit up with the numbers 70 in Beijing on Friday
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A woman uses her mobile phone to record light displays on buildings in the Central Business District in Beijing on Wednesday
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A woman uses her mobile phone to record light displays on buildings in the Central Business District in Beijing on Wednesday
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A cyclist with a Chinese national flag rides through the Central Business District in Beijing on Wednesday
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A cyclist with a Chinese national flag rides through the Central Business District in Beijing on Wednesday
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A building is lit up with red to mark the upcoming 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in Beijing on Wednesday
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A building is lit up with red to mark the upcoming 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in Beijing on Wednesday
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A resident smokes near a board with the words 'I Love China' at a retail district in Beijing
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A resident smokes near a board with the words 'I Love China' at a retail district in Beijing
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