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Yanukovych signs controversial bills into law (UPDATE)

Jan. 17, 2014 20:37
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A pro-government protester hides the face of President Viktor Yanukovych during a rally on Jan. 14.
Photo by Kostyantyn Chernichkin

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has signed into law sweeping legislation pushed through parliament on Jan. 16 intended to crack down on anti-government demonstrations, according to a statement posted to the president's official website.

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