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Pro-European Union activists gather in Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. Ukraine has been stricken with mass protests for over a month.  Protesters are demanding the resignation of President Viktor Yanukovych over his decision to ditch a pact with the European Union in favor of closer ties with Russia.

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Pro-European Union activists gather in Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. Ukraine has been stricken with mass protests for over a month. Protesters are demanding the resignation of President Viktor Yanukovych over his decision to ditch a pact with the European Union in favor of closer ties with Russia.