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Ukraine protesters try to storm presidential headquarters
Ukraine protesters try to storm presidential headquarters

KIEV, Ukraine — The political confrontation between President Viktor Yanukovich and his opposition reached a fever pitch Sunday as protesters, armed with flares, bricks and a bulldozer, were rebuffed as they attempted to storm the presidential administration building. Demonstrators did manage to take over the City Council headquarters and two other municipal buildings on a day that saw the largest demonstrations in Ukraine since the 2004-05 Orange Revolution. The political opposition is demanding that Yanukovich reconsider his decision to reject closer ties with the European Union, which in effect realigned Ukraine with Russia. Dozens of injuries were reported in clashes between...

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