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Spain: Pro-Russian, pro-Ukrainian protesters scuffle in Barcelona00:59

Spain: Pro-Russian, pro-Ukrainian protesters scuffle in Barcelona

Russian Federation, Barcelona
August 9, 2014 at 18:23 GMT +00:00 · Published

A small protest against the killing of civilians in eastern Ukraine resulted in a scuffle where a man threatened to hit a woman in Barcelona on Saturday.

Around a dozen protesters gathered to demonstrate with placards and banners on Plaza Catalunya, when some spectators started taking pictures and others came over to talk to them. Some protesters and spectators got agitated when a woman tried to take a protester's placard down, resulting in the man threatening to hit her.

The situation did not escalate further and the protesters soon dispersed.

Spain: Pro-Russian, pro-Ukrainian protesters scuffle in Barcelona00:59
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A small protest against the killing of civilians in eastern Ukraine resulted in a scuffle where a man threatened to hit a woman in Barcelona on Saturday.

Around a dozen protesters gathered to demonstrate with placards and banners on Plaza Catalunya, when some spectators started taking pictures and others came over to talk to them. Some protesters and spectators got agitated when a woman tried to take a protester's placard down, resulting in the man threatening to hit her.

The situation did not escalate further and the protesters soon dispersed.