Ukraine opposition blocks work in parliament, vows continued protests

December 4, 2013 10:22 PM

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Ukraine opposition blocks work in parliament, vows continued protests

KIEV, Ukraine -- Opposition lawmakers in Ukraine’s parliament blocked access to the speaker’s dais Wednesday and vowed to obstruct the legislative body’s work every day “until its dissolution” as protests against the government continued in the streets.

Arseny Yatsenyuk, interim leader of a key faction in parliament, told a news conference that the opposition demands remain the same: “the resignation of President [Viktor Yanukovich], the resignation of the government, the dissolution of parliament and urgent elections."

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