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Another Sunday, another big rally

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Dec. 15, 2013, 11:22 p.m. | Ukraine | Politics — by Olga Rudenko

People shout slogans and wave Ukrainian and European Union flags as a woman holds a picture of jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko during a mass rally on Independence Square in Kyiv, on Dec. 15. The European Union suspended association talks with Ukraine as more than 200,000 protesters massed in the heart of Kiev demanding that the government recommit itself to the West. The ex-Soviet nation of 46 million has been at the heart of a furious diplomatic tug of war since President Viktor Yanukovych's surprise decision last month to ditch a landmark EU agreement and seek closer ties with historic master Russia. AFP PHOTO/ VIKTOR DRACHEV
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Olga Rudenko

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For the fourth consecutive Sunday tens of thousands of protesters descended on central Kyiv to express dissatisfaction with their government. In all of the ups and downs of EuroMaidan, it's hard to tell which side has the momentum at the moment -- President Viktor Yanukovych or those demanding his resignation.

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