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Ukraine: Police pepperspray pro-EU protesters in Kiev01:26

Ukraine: Police pepperspray pro-EU protesters in Kiev

Ukraine, Kiev
November 24, 2013 at 22:08 GMT +00:00 · Published

Ukraine: Police pepperspray pro-EU protesters in Kiev

Around 300 pro-EU demonstrators clashed with police in European Square on Sunday, as protests entered their third day.

Police used pepper spray on protesters, and the brawl left one man's head bloodsoaked from injuries.

The demonstrators gathered in the Ukrainian capital Kiev to protest against the government's decision to suspend talks over an association deal with the EU.

Opposition leaders joined the protest, thought to be the largest since the 2004 Orange Revolution. A pro-government rally, held earlier that day a few miles away, reportedly drew a crowd of around 10,000.

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Ukraine: Police pepperspray pro-EU protesters in Kiev

Around 300 pro-EU demonstrators clashed with police in European Square on Sunday, as protests entered their third day.

Police used pepper spray on protesters, and the brawl left one man's head bloodsoaked from injuries.

The demonstrators gathered in the Ukrainian capital Kiev to protest against the government's decision to suspend talks over an association deal with the EU.

Opposition leaders joined the protest, thought to be the largest since the 2004 Orange Revolution. A pro-government rally, held earlier that day a few miles away, reportedly drew a crowd of around 10,000.

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