Pro-government protest closes as EuroMaidan goes on

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Dec. 23, 2013, 3:14 p.m. | Photo — by Anastasia Vlasova
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Government supporters take away the stage near the parliament building in Mariinskiy Park on Dec. 23.
© Anastasia Vlasova

Anastasia Vlasova

Rallies in support of President Viktor Yanukovych at Mariinskiy Park, which had gone on for many days, seem to be over. On the morning of Dec. 23, the protesters dismantled the stage and the camp.

Meanwhile, the anti-government protest on Independence Square is in its 33nd day. A day after the mass rally took place on Dec. 22, life in the EuroMaidan protesters' camp goes on uneventfully. Protesters cook food, distribute donated warm clothes among themselves and spend time talking to each other, sitting near fire barrels.

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