Growing number of attempts from far right groups to hijack pro-EU rallies in Ukraine

Up to 150 supporters of the Ukrainian opposition and people who back Ukraine’s integration with the European Union are holding a rally outside the government headquarters in central Kiev demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Mykola Azarov. The demonstrators are holding EU and Ukrainian flags, flags of the Batkivshchyna, or ‘Father’, opposition party and pro-EU banners. Maxim Eristavi, Head of the Voice of Russia bureau in Kiev, shared his opinion about the crisis with the VoR’s world service correspondent.

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