KIEV, January 24, 6:43 /ITAR-TASS/. Vitaly Klichko, leader of the party "UDAR" (Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reforms), when speaking before opposition supporters who gathered in Independence Square here early Friday, called for a "general strike".
"Today's authorities have got to face a general strike! If we stick together, it will be impossible to defeat us. We shall live in a new Ukraine already this year," the oppositionist declared.
Klichko's speech was accompanied with calls "to launch an attack" and "go only forward".
Opposition leaders continue to addresss those present, telling them about the outcome of talks with President Viktor Yanukovich. Their speeches are interrupted by protesters' shouts and whistling.