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Grenade explodes during Ukraine clashes; 1 officer killed, 100 others hurt

Grenade explodes during Ukraine clashes; 1 officer killed, 100 others hurt

A grenade exploded outside Ukraine's parliament during a nationalist protest against a vote to give greater powers to separatist regions in the east, killing one police officer and injuring more than 100, the interior ministry said. The clashes marked the worst outburst of violence in the capital since the government took power in February 2014. The decentralization of power was a condition of a truce signed in Minsk in February aimed at ending the fighting between Ukrainian government troops and Russia-backed separatists that has left more than 6,800 dead since April 2014. But some Ukrainians oppose changing the constitution, saying that it would threaten the country's...

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