Kiev Ukraine: police fire tear gas at demonstrators during protests

Posted on November 25, 2013 • Filed under: Public Unrest, Russia, Tourist Warning

Ukrainian police fired tear gas Monday at pro-European demonstrators staging a second day of protests outside the government seat in Kiev over a decision to scrap a key pact with the EU.

Scuffles broke out outside the government headquarters shortly before the European Union announced that the offer of a broad political and economic deal this week was “still on the table.”

A day earlier, tens of thousands swarmed central Kiev chanting “revolution” and waving flags, in the biggest rally since the 2004 Orange Revolution overturned a rigged presidential poll and forced a new ballot. Read Article

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