Police say protesters provoked violence (VIDEO)


Nov. 30, 2013 12:22
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Clean-up takes place today after the 4 a.m. police raid that violently dispersed 400 EuroMaidan protesters on Independence Square in Kyiv.
Photo by Kostyantyn Chernichkin

Ukraine's Interior Ministry, which runs the nation's police force, blamed protesters for provoking a violent police response to clear Independence Square of about 400 EuroMaidan demonstrators. However, video clearly shows that the use of force was excessive and indiscriminate in several cases.

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