CTV News: Protestors in Ukraine demand president’s resignation after failed EU deal

SOURCE: http://www.ctvnews.ca/world/protestors-in-ukraine-demand-president-s-resignation-after-failed-eu-deal-1.1567152

KYIV Ukraine — Around 10,000 protesters crowded into the centre of Ukraine’s capital Friday night to demand the president’s resignation after he shelved a landmark agreement with the European Union in favour of closer ties with Russia.

An estimated 2,000 police in helmets and riot gear surrounded the demonstrators on Independence Square. There were several small scuffles with police, but no major clashes into the evening.

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