Protesters Break Into Moldovan Parliament

January 20, 2016 4:45 PM

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Hundreds of protesters broke through police lines on Wednesday to get into Moldova's Parliament after it approved a new government to end months of deadlock between the president and the legislature.

Before the vote, protesters massed outside Parliament waving the Moldovan flag and yelling "early elections" as lawmakers met. After the vote, their numbers swelled to thousands who massed outside the Parliament and scuffled with police officers before forcing their way in. They yelled "Cancel the v...

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