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Youth organizations burn Regions Party's flag in Lviv

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July 7, 2012, 3:46 p.m. | Politics — by Interfax-Ukraine

Young people are burning blue and white flag of Regions Party
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Representatives of youth organizations have burned a Regions Party flag in front of Lviv Regional Council in protest against the passing of the language bill that was submitted by Regions Party members Serhiy Kivalov and Vadym Kolesnichenko.

A member of the Student's Svoboda organization, Vasyl Moldavan, said on Saturday that the office of the Regions Party was set on fire in Kryvy Rih.

"So, Lviv residents decided to join the protest by burning the ruling party's flag," reads a statement of the Svoboda All-Ukrainian Union.

The press service of the union also said that a festival of Ukrainian songs would be held near Lviv Regional Council on Saturday night.

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