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Ukraine Government Quits In Concession To Protesters

Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said he was quitting to preserve the unity of the country -- a step that also meant the resignation of his cabinet.
Ukraine Government Quits In Concession To Protesters
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Via AFP:

Ukraine's prime minister and entire government resigned on Tuesday and its parliament scrapped anti-protest laws that had infuriated the opposition, in the biggest concessions yet to protesters in a two-month crisis.

Ukraine also dominated an EU-Russia summit in Brussels at which Russian President Vladimir Putin struck a conciliatory tone, saying he would not revise the terms of a bailout for Kiev even if the opposition came to power.

Giving in to opposition pressure and protests that have spread far beyond Kiev, Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said he was quitting to preserve t...

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