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Ukraine Crisis Deepens As Protesters Shot Deadi
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January 23, 2014 2:11 AM
Clashes between protesters and riot police continued Wednesday in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv. At least two protesters were killed, the first fatalities since the current anti-government demonstrations began in November. The U.S. State Department has condemned the violence, calling on Ukraine's government to launch a dialogue with the country's political opposition. The violence comes as sweeping new anti-protest laws came into force, as Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.

Ukraine Crisis Deepens As Protesters Shot Dead

Published January 22, 2014

Clashes between protesters and riot police continued Wednesday in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv. At least two protesters were killed, the first fatalities since the current anti-government demonstrations began in November. The U.S. State Department has condemned the violence, calling on Ukraine's government to launch a dialogue with the country's political opposition. The violence comes as sweeping new anti-protest laws came into force, as Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.


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