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Ukraine pro-EU protests: ‘It’s not a rally, it’s a revolution’

Publié par Clifford Armion le 12/02/2013

Max Tucker

Hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Kiev on Sunday, calling for the resignation of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and his government in the biggest demonstrations in the capital since the “Orange Revolution” of nine years ago.
An estimated 350,000 people from all over Ukraine had come to Kiev for what was supposed to be a peaceful opposition rally calling on President Yanukovych’s government to stand down and for new elections to be held. Dozens were injured when riot police used tear gas and truncheons to repel several hundred protesters who tried to storm the presidential administration building with a bulldozer.
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"Ukraine pro-EU protests: ‘It’s not a rally, it’s a revolution’", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), février 2013. Consulté le 22/09/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/ukraine-pro-eu-protests-it-s-not-a-rally-it-s-a-revolution-