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France: Parisians demand end to 'genocide in Ukraine'01:12

France: Parisians demand end to 'genocide in Ukraine'

France, Paris
August 15, 2014 at 08:33 GMT +00:00 · Published

Dozens of protesters gathered at Saint-Michel place in Paris on Friday to express their solidarity with Donbass residents, and to denounce Kiev's ongoing military offensive in the region.

Protesters waved the Russian flag and held signs reading 'Stop genocide in Ukraine' and 'Genocide in progress, silence. Gaza, Donbass, same fight.'

Today's protest comes amid efforts by Russia to deliver humanitarian aid to east Ukraine, under the auspices of the ICRC. A convoy of 280 trucks carrying medical supplies, food, power generators and sleeping bags among other supplies, left Alabino on Tuesday, August 12 for east Ukraine but is still awaiting approval from Kiev before crossing into Ukraine.

France: Parisians demand end to 'genocide in Ukraine'01:12
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Dozens of protesters gathered at Saint-Michel place in Paris on Friday to express their solidarity with Donbass residents, and to denounce Kiev's ongoing military offensive in the region.

Protesters waved the Russian flag and held signs reading 'Stop genocide in Ukraine' and 'Genocide in progress, silence. Gaza, Donbass, same fight.'

Today's protest comes amid efforts by Russia to deliver humanitarian aid to east Ukraine, under the auspices of the ICRC. A convoy of 280 trucks carrying medical supplies, food, power generators and sleeping bags among other supplies, left Alabino on Tuesday, August 12 for east Ukraine but is still awaiting approval from Kiev before crossing into Ukraine.

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