Kiev: Riot police deployed near protest sites

December 9, 2013 | By | Reply More

Dec 09, Kiev, Ukraine – Dozens of riot police in full gear have moved into the center of the Ukrainan capital where opposition activists have been occupying a city administration building and a central square.

hromedia Kiev Riot police deployed near protest sites eu news2President Viktor Yanukovych has faced weeks of protests after shelving a treaty with the European Union last month to focus on ties with Moscow. A rally on Sunday drew hundreds of thousands of protesters calling for Yanukovych’s ouster.

The government has been demanding that the protests disperse and threatened harsh measures.

Press coordinator for HRO media – Norberto Lluch contributed to this report.

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