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Kyivans join global rally to end violence against women

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Feb. 14, 2013 17:33
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On Feb.14 dozens of Kyivans got together in a dancing flash mob on Independence Square in the city center. They came to support the One Billion Rising international rally organized as part of the United Nations Development Program in order to raise awareness about the staggeringly high level of violence against women in the world.
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On Feb.14 dozens of Kyivans got together in a dancing flash mob on Independence Square in the city center. But it had nothing to do with Valentine’s Day celebrations. They came to support the One Billion Rising international rally organized as part of the United Nations Development Program in order to raise awareness about the staggeringly high level of violence against women in the world. 

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