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Victims describe excessive, indiscriminate attacks (UPDATES)

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Nov. 30, 2013, 1:09 p.m. | Ukraine | Politics — by Daryna Shevchenko, Oksana Grytsenko

A screen shot of video showing police beating unarmed demonstrators as part of a 4 a.m. raid to clear Independence Square of EuroMaidan protesters. Demonstrations have been held daily since Nov. 21 to protest the government's decision to abandon closer relations with the European Union.
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Daryna Shevchenko

Oksana Grytsenko

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Just being anywhere near Independence Square in Kyiv overnight proved to be dangerous -- even for those who did not participate in the ongoing EuroMaidan demonstrations. Police officers seemed intent on roughing up everybody in sight.

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