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Spain: Tractor driving anti-EU farmers protest sanctions on Russia01:17

Spain: Tractor driving anti-EU farmers protest sanctions on Russia

Spain, Lalin
August 12, 2015 at 05:00 GMT +00:00 · Published

Hundreds of milk producers protested in demand for protection on milk prices on the streets of Lalin in Galicia, Wednesday. Up to 500 tractors coming from Lugo, Chant, Ourense, Pontevedra, Santiago, Vila de Cruces and Melide are believed to have participated in the action, responding to a call organised by the Platform for the Defence of the Dairy sector.

All major streets in the Galician town remained closed for hours, with protesters gathering outside the city hall before marching through the streets of the city until Plaza da Igrexa. The group carried signs in support of their cause, with many blasting the European Union over the sanctions on exports to Russia.

Spain: Tractor driving anti-EU farmers protest sanctions on Russia01:17
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Hundreds of milk producers protested in demand for protection on milk prices on the streets of Lalin in Galicia, Wednesday. Up to 500 tractors coming from Lugo, Chant, Ourense, Pontevedra, Santiago, Vila de Cruces and Melide are believed to have participated in the action, responding to a call organised by the Platform for the Defence of the Dairy sector.

All major streets in the Galician town remained closed for hours, with protesters gathering outside the city hall before marching through the streets of the city until Plaza da Igrexa. The group carried signs in support of their cause, with many blasting the European Union over the sanctions on exports to Russia.

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