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KIEV, December 01, 9:58 /ITAR-TASS/. The Kiev district administrative court banned any rallies on Independence Square, Evropeiskaya Square, Bankovaya, Grushevsky and Bogomolets Streets starting from Sunday, December 1, until January 7, 2014, Ukrainian Channel Five reported on Sunday, noting the court had passed the ruling overnight to Sunday.
On Saturday, the Kiev city state authorities turned to the Kiev court with a lawsuit to ban any actions in central Kiev. The lawsuit did not mention Mikhailovskaya Square and the Park named after famous Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko, where a people’s assembly (veche) organized by the opposition will be held at 12:00 local time (14:00 Moscow time) on Sunday. Up to 1,000 demonstrators are staying on Mikhailovskaya Square, which is situated about 500 metres from Independence Square. Several hundreds of people are staying at the local monastery.