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Ukraine: Clashes between Police and Protesters

Published: October 2, 2013; 18:17 · (Vindobona)

During a demonstration against the government in Kiev on Wednesday clashed occurred between police forces and around 400 supporters of the opposition.

Ukraine: Clashes between Police and Protesters / Picture: © Flickr

Among the activists were numerous supporters of former head of government Yulia Tymoshenko as well as of politician and boxing star Vitali Klitschko. The protesters tried to break through police barriers and enter a session of the city council; however, the crowd was dispersed as the security forces used truncheons against the demonstrators. Claims of protesters that tear gas was used…

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