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Ukraine: Scuffles break out near Rada as anti-corruption demo escalates01:05

Ukraine: Scuffles break out near Rada as anti-corruption demo escalates

Ukraine, Kiev
October 22, 2017 at 17:36 GMT -00:00 · Published

Clashes broke out between protesters and riot police, near the Verkhovna Rada in Kiev, Sunday, as anti-corruption protests continued.

During the rally, the speakers stated that the sound was too poor to continue the event because police had not allowed the organisers to bring the necessary sound equipment to the gathering.

Scuffles broke out after a group of activists set off to the Ministry of Health building in a bid to deliver the sound equipment to the rally, which was blocked by police. The scuffles took place near the truck carrying the equipment.

This is the fifth day that protesters have demonstrated against Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Constitution Square. The initial demonstration, called for by Saakashvili, saw protesters railing against alleged government corruption and calling for the instalment of anti-corruption courts.

Los manifestantes se enfrentaron con la policía ucraniana al lado de la Rada Suprema (Parlamento) del país durante las protestas contra la corrupción en el Gobierno.

Manifestantes procedentes de distintas regiones del país empezaron a congregarse en la capital el martes pasado. Durante cinco días consecutivos de protestas, los manifestantes han exigido erradicar la inmunidad parlamentaria y crear un tribunal contra la corrupción.

Ukraine: Scuffles break out near Rada as anti-corruption demo escalates01:05
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Clashes broke out between protesters and riot police, near the Verkhovna Rada in Kiev, Sunday, as anti-corruption protests continued.

During the rally, the speakers stated that the sound was too poor to continue the event because police had not allowed the organisers to bring the necessary sound equipment to the gathering.

Scuffles broke out after a group of activists set off to the Ministry of Health building in a bid to deliver the sound equipment to the rally, which was blocked by police. The scuffles took place near the truck carrying the equipment.

This is the fifth day that protesters have demonstrated against Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Constitution Square. The initial demonstration, called for by Saakashvili, saw protesters railing against alleged government corruption and calling for the instalment of anti-corruption courts.

Los manifestantes se enfrentaron con la policía ucraniana al lado de la Rada Suprema (Parlamento) del país durante las protestas contra la corrupción en el Gobierno.

Manifestantes procedentes de distintas regiones del país empezaron a congregarse en la capital el martes pasado. Durante cinco días consecutivos de protestas, los manifestantes han exigido erradicar la inmunidad parlamentaria y crear un tribunal contra la corrupción.

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