AntiMaidan activists claim they were forced to rally for Yanukovych, cheated out of money

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Dec. 17, 2013 09:55
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Supporters of President Viktor Yanukovych wave flags of Ukraine and the pro-presidential Party of Regions during a mass rally in Kyiv.
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 Two special trains were sent from Zaporizhzhia city to Kyiv on Dec. 13 and 14 carrying people for week-end rallies in support of President Viktor Yanukovych, known as the AntiMaidan to counter the EuroMaidan demonstrations under way since Nov. 21 to dislodge the government.

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