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Pro-EU protesters in Ukraine smash Lenin statue

08.12.13 @ 23:58

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Pro-EU protesters in Kiev on Sunday toppled and smashed a statue of Lenin, symbolising ties with Russia. The rally attracted half a million people. EU commission chief Barroso in a call with Ukraine leader Yanukovych "maximum restraint." EU foreign relations chief Ashton is to travel to Ukraine next week.

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