Ukrainian farmers protest government’s grain export 'low blow'

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Oct. 04, 2011 17:23
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Farmer protests the government's agrarian policy outside parliament on Oct. 4.
Photo by Ganna Bernyk
Over 1,000 farmers rallied on Oct. 4 outside the government and parliament buildings in Kyiv, protesting against state agrarian policy that they say is impoverishing them and could destroy the country’s promising agriculture sector.

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