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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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Pro-European protesters remain barricaded in Kiev

Pro-European integration protesters remain barricaded in Independence Square in Kiev after US Senator John McCain met with Ukrainian opposition leaders yesterday, voicing his support for the demonstrations.

Protesters stand guard at a barricade at Independence Square in Kiev. Credit: REUTERS/Marko Djurica
Protesters gather under an image of jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko. Credit: REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev
Volunteers distribute free tea at a pro-European integration protesters' camp at Independence Square. Credit: REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

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