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Ukraine: Clashes break out in Donetsk

Ukraine, Donetsk
March 9, 2014 at 14:16 GMT +00:00 · Published

Ukraine: Clashes break out in Donetsk

Protesters clashed in Donetsk Sunday after the Russian flag was raised again at the regional administration building.

At Cathedral Square, Vitali Klitschko was expected to give a speech at a rally. However, the rally was called off and a group of pro-Russian demonstrators occupied the square. A woman who displayed the Ukrainian flag was escorted away by police after a confrontation with pro-Russian protesters.

Several fist fights also broke out between supporters of a referendum on the future of the Donetsk region and those who support the interim Kiev government.

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Ukraine: Clashes break out in Donetsk

Protesters clashed in Donetsk Sunday after the Russian flag was raised again at the regional administration building.

At Cathedral Square, Vitali Klitschko was expected to give a speech at a rally. However, the rally was called off and a group of pro-Russian demonstrators occupied the square. A woman who displayed the Ukrainian flag was escorted away by police after a confrontation with pro-Russian protesters.

Several fist fights also broke out between supporters of a referendum on the future of the Donetsk region and those who support the interim Kiev government.

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