50,000 people mass in Ukraine anti-government rally

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KIEV (AFP) – Over 50,000 protesters massed at an anti-government demonstration in the Ukrainian capital Kiev on Sunday attended by opposition leaders Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Vitali Klitschko, a day after receiving Western pledges of support.

Thousands more people could be seen arriving at the sprawling protest camp on Independence Square in a fresh push to wring more concessions from the government of President Viktor Yanukovych.

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