Ukrainian Protesters Force Police Retreat After Raid
December 11, 2013

Via AFP:

Pro-EU Ukrainian demonstrators dug in on Wednesday night as domestic and international pressure mounted on President Viktor Yanukovych to end a three-week standoff over his refusal to sign an EU deal.

The demonstrators had earlier forced riot police to retreat after a pre-dawn raid on their protest camp, in a blow to the authority of Yanukovych who called for talks.

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton met with Yanukovych twice over the past two days and US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland told the president the attempted police crackdown was "inadmissable".

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