Ukrainian MPs vote to repeal anti-protest legislation

Ukrainian MPs have voted to repeal controversial anti-protest legislation in a move aimed at reducing tensions in the country, the Associated Press has reported.

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Ukrainian president 'set to return after sick leave'

Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovich is set to return to work on Monday after a period of sick leave, a statement on the presidential website said. Thousands of anti-government protesters have gathered in central Kiev to demand his resignation.