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Ukraine On Brink Of Civil War, Warns Former Presidenti
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January 30, 2014 2:48 AM
Ukraine’s former president has warned that the country is on the brink of civil war after two months of anti-government protests. Lawmakers are debating an amnesty bill for detained protesters, with supporters of President Yanukovych demanding that demonstrators leave government buildings. But the protesters say they will only leave their barricades after the downfall of the entire government, as Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from Kyiv.

Ukraine On Brink Of Civil War, Warns Former President

Published January 29, 2014

Ukraine’s former president has warned that the country is on the brink of civil war after two months of anti-government protests. Lawmakers are debating an amnesty bill for detained protesters, with supporters of President Yanukovych demanding that demonstrators leave government buildings. But the protesters say they will only leave their barricades after the downfall of the entire government, as Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from Kyiv.


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