1 Dies When Police Break Up Tent Protest in Ukraine

28th November 2011, Comments 0 comments

One of about 30 protesters who had been on hunger strike in this eastern Ukrainian city over pension cuts died after police broke up their tent encampment, emergency services and the protest's leader said. The group consisted of survivors of the Chernobyl nuclear accident and had been staging the protest in the mining city of Donetsk since Nov. 14 after reductions in the state pensions they receive for their part in fighting the 1986 disaster.

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