Protesters seize more government offices; now have buildings in eight regional cities, plus Kyiv (UPDATE)

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Jan. 24, 2014 20:17
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The Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast Administration building is barricaded after protesters seized it at approximately 10 a.m. on Jan. 24.
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Overnight on Jan. 23-24, anti-government protesters took over Ukraine's Agricultural Ministry, the first national governmental building to be seized since EuroMaidan started more than two months ago. Protesters earlier took control of Kyiv city hall. Additionally, the Kyiv Post confirmed that four regional gubernatorial buildings were taken over today, bringing to eight the number controlled by protesters in the regions. 

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