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Protesters topple Lenin statue in Ukraine

Monday, December 09, 2013 - 00:30

Dec. 8 - Protesters angry over Ukrainian President Yanukovich's decision to build closer ties with Russia topple a statue of Lenin, a symbol of Moscow's influence over Soviet-era Ukraine. Gavino Garay reports.

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A statue of Russian revolutionary Vladimir Lenin is toppled by demostrators in the Ukrainian capitol Kiev. The statue was a symbol of Moscow's power over this former Soviet republic. Demonstrators have grown furious that Kiev has ditched a landmark pact with the EU, in favor of a trade deal with Moscow. They're demanding that President Viktor Yanukovich sack his own government.

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Protesters topple Lenin statue in Ukraine

Monday, December 09, 2013 - 00:30