Watchdog: 26 journalists injured in police clashes, two detained (UPDATE)

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Jan. 20, 2014, 4:22 p.m. | Ukraine | Politics — by Mark Rachkevych

Twenty six journalists were injured while covering a violent standoff between protesters on Jan. 19-20 in central Kyiv, some from rubber bullets shot by police, while two remain in custody, a local media watchdog says.
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Police have detained two journalists in Kyiv on Jan. 19-20 amid a standoff between anti-government protesters and law enforcement, according to the Institute of Mass Information, a local watchdog. 

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