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Klitschko is well, plans to rejoin participants of rally near Ukrainian House

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July 4, 2012, 3:01 p.m. | Kyiv — by Interfax-Ukraine

UDAR Party leader and well known Ukrainian boxer Vitali Klitschko
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UDAR Party leader and well known Ukrainian boxer Vitali Klitschko, who was injured by tear gas used in clashes between riot police and opponents to the language law near the Ukrainian House in Kyiv on Wednesday, is well, the party's press service has told Interfax-Ukraine.

After the spraying of the gas, Klitschko washed his eyes and was among the protesters for about two hours.

In addition, the athlete sustained a minor cut to his hand by a piece of glass from a broken window at the main entrance of the Ukrainian House, which he covered with a handkerchief.

Klitschko has currently left the scene of the protests near the Ukrainian House, but after a while he is planning to rejoin the protesters, the press service said.

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Charles Spencer July 4, 2012, 3:51 p.m.    

I think you can safely say that the fight for the future of the Ukraine as started. By rushing through this law, it is plain to see that the President is running scared.It as been shown to have acted illegally in imprisoning Mr Lutsenko...and should free him. Also the same will happen with the case against Tymoshenko, when a ruling is made on that . He the president, has said that he will call a snap election....why...that he knows that he will be defeated come October....and perhaps he will find himself in prison with his colleges... a fitting end for him. How he thinks he is pulling the wool over the officials in the EU, only he see's this, they see him, as a man with very limited intelligence, with a RUSSIAN mentality....and UKRAINE needs better than this...or I can see civil war....those who want to be Ukraine, and RUSSIANS who will not go home.

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IvanovPetrovSidorov July 4, 2012, 7:21 p.m.    

Same way that Brits went home from Ireland? With a boot up their conceited Rs?

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bkrevel July 4, 2012, 7:57 p.m.    

Excellent,,,,you have summed up slimeovych very good.
He is running scared......

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