Advertising

BBC: Ukraine unrest: Protesters in stand-off over EU deal

Author: BBC All articles by this author

More about BBC


Dec. 02, 2013 11:05
215 159
Hundreds of activists spent the night in Independence Square while others were barricaded inside city hall.
Photo by AFP

Demonstrators are blockading Ukrainian government buildings in Kiev, as they prepare for fresh protests demanding the resignation of the government.

Hundreds of activists spent the night in Independence Square while others were barricaded inside city hall.

The unrest was triggered in November by President Viktor Yanukovych's refusal to sign a deal on closer EU ties.

Parliamentary speaker Vlodymyr Rybak said talks between the government and the opposition would be held on Dec. 2.

Read full story here

Tags:


215 159

The Kyiv Post is hosting comments to foster lively public debate through the Disqus system. Criticism is fine, but stick to the issues. Comments that include profanity or personal attacks will be removed from the site. The Kyiv Post will ban flagrant violators. If you think that a comment or commentator should be banned, please flag the offending material.

comments powered by Disqus

Read more in {{sectionName}} section

All in {{sectionName}} section

SUBSCRIBE TO KYIV POST NEWSLETTERS