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According to protesters, thus they hope to protect themselves from possible police attacks.
The local administrations are picketed in Ivano-Frankovsk and Zhitomir, where protesters demand not to send police to Kiev and to immediately call meetings of the regional councils to adopt resolutions over the situation in the country.
Leader of the Batkivshchyna party in the parliament Arseny Yetsenyuk and leader of the Freedom party Oleg Tyagnibok participated in the construction of the blocking structure. According to witnesses, demonstrators built a wall about four meters high in three-four hours.
Police did not react to the construction of a new barricade, which started right after the results of the talks between opposition leaders and President Viktor Yanukovich were announced.
He also called on his colleagues “to demonstrate restraint, not to react to small provocations and to exercise self-possession”.
“We have always favored a peaceful settlement of the situation. The Ukrainian people can settle thorny conflicts and have demonstrated it more than once. I hope wisdom on both sides will prevail over emotions and will finally end the standoff that nobody needs,” the interior minister added.