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    Rising Tensions as Kyiv Debates Future of Independence Squarei
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    Henry Ridgwell
    August 06, 2014 12:53 PM
    Seven months after Ukraine’s former president, Viktor Yanukovych, fled the country following mass demonstrations in Kyiv's Independence Square, the protest camp - known as "Maidan" - still occupies the center of the city. The activists say their continued presence is still necessary, but many local residents want the square cleaned up. Henry Ridgwell reports from Kyiv on the rising tensions at the site.

    Rising Tensions as Kyiv Debates Future of Independence Square

    Henry Ridgwell

    Published August 06, 2014

    Seven months after Ukraine’s former president, Viktor Yanukovych, fled the country following mass demonstrations in Kyiv's Independence Square, the protest camp - known as "Maidan" - still occupies the center of the city. The activists say their continued presence is still necessary, but many local residents want the square cleaned up. Henry Ridgwell reports from Kyiv on the rising tensions at the site.


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