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EU suspends Ukraine trade deal plans amid protests

The EU says it is putting on hold work on a key trade agreement with Ukraine, saying the government's arguments have "no grounds in reality". Protesters have taken to the streets in support of the agreement, which was rejected by the government.

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Klitschko: Police action will not lead to compromise

Heavyweight boxing champion and opposition leader, Vitali Klitschko. Credit: REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Vitali Klitschko, the leader of the Ukranian opposition party, believes overnight action against anti-government protesters by police in Kiev to remove barricades and tents from a camp has closed the path to any kind of compromise.

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