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Ukraine: Saakasvhili supporters clash with riot police in Kiev02:00

Ukraine: Saakasvhili supporters clash with riot police in Kiev

Ukraine, Kiev
December 17, 2017 at 16:44 GMT -00:00 · Published

Hundreds of protesters, led by opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili, rallied in front of Kiev’s performing arts centre and clashed with riot police on Sunday.

Police who surrounded the building reportedly used fire extinguishers against the demonstrators, who in turn were seen throwing rocks and waving Ukrainian flags.

Saakashvili was arrested on December 8 under accusations of alleged criminal conspiracy, before being released for the duration of the probe.

Ukraine: Saakasvhili supporters clash with riot police in Kiev02:00
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Hundreds of protesters, led by opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili, rallied in front of Kiev’s performing arts centre and clashed with riot police on Sunday.

Police who surrounded the building reportedly used fire extinguishers against the demonstrators, who in turn were seen throwing rocks and waving Ukrainian flags.

Saakashvili was arrested on December 8 under accusations of alleged criminal conspiracy, before being released for the duration of the probe.

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