More Clashes in Kiev, Protesters Fire Icy Water at Police

World | December 11, 2013, Wednesday // 11:11|  views

Riot policemen hide behind a bus as pro-EU protesters poor water on them from windows, as they occupy the City Hall in Kiev, Ukraine, 11 December 2013. Photo by EPA/BGNES

New clashes have erupted outside city hall in the Ukrainian capital Kiev after a night of scuffles as police tried to dislodge protesters.

Live feeds from the protests are showing protesters using hoses to fire icy water back at the police

The tense morning came after police moved in on a large protest camp in Independence Square.

But more demonstrators have joined the protest in response to an opposition call for solidarity.

The government's decision to withdraw from a free-trade deal with the EU last month sparked huge street rallies.

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Tags: Independence square, riot police, Victoria Nuland, Catherine Ashton, Viktor Yanukovich, Kiev, Ukraine


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