Ukrainian president supporters rally in Kiev

Supporters of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych have rallied in central Kiev, waving flags and displaying placards of the their leader's political party, the Party of Regions.

Supporters of Ukranian President President Viktor Yanukovich hold flags and placards during a rally in central Kiev.
Supporters of President Yanukovich hold flags and placards during a rally in central Kiev. Credit: REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
Supporters of President Yanukovych rally in central Kiev.
Supporters of President Yanukovych rally in central Kiev. Credit: REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

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EU suspends Ukraine trade deal plans amid protests

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