‘Keeping the moral high ground’

Published on 3 December 2013 at 11:33

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Demonstrators in the central Independence Square in Kiev, are ”continuing to pressure politicians, but parliament remains the only place where the current crisis can be resolved,” writes Den.

On December 2, thousands of Ukrainians continued to protest outside public buildings, and most notably the Verkhovnaïa Rada (the Ukrainian Parliament), which, on December 3, will debate a motion of no confidence in the government: an initiative described by Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov as an “attempt to stage a coup d’état”.

On Sunday, more than 100,000 took to the streets to demand the resignation of President Viktor Yanukovych, who rejected an association agreement with the European Union instead deciding to develop greater ties with Moscow.

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