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35 Dead as Truce Collapses in Kiev

35 Dead as Truce Collapses in Kiev

The uneasy truce struck between protestors and the Ukrainian government fell apart altogether yesterday, leaving an estimated 35 more dead after a bout of violent, fiery protests. The Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych had struck a deal with antigovernment forces, but it wasn’t one many protestors were happy with. “A truce means real negotiations,” [protestor Anatoly] Volk told The New York Times. “They are just delaying to make time to bring in more troops. They didn’t have the forces to storm us last night. So we are expanding our barricades to where they were before. We are restoring what we had” …

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