InterpressNews.ge 2013.12.09 11:59
Anti-government protesters toppled a statue of Soviet state founder
Vladimir Lenin in Ukraine's capital and attacked it with hammers on Sunday
in a symbolic challenge to President Viktor Yanukovich and his plans for
closer ties with Russia, Teuters reports.
The gesture rejecting Moscow's historic influence over Ukraine came after
opposition leaders told hundreds of thousands of demonstrators on Kiev's
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