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Over 200 people gather outside regional prosecutor’s office in Cherkassy

January 24, 2014, 19:17 UTC+3 KIEV
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KIEV, January 24. /ITAR-TASS/. More than 200 people have gathered outside the regional Prosecutor General’s Office in Cherkassy, a city in central Ukraine, to demand the release of protesters detained for an attempt to storm the regional administration’s building, the local media reported on Friday.

It is reported that police with the shields has lined up at the entrance to government institutions. Dissatisfied citizens are demanding a meeting with the prosecutor to clarify the fate of the detained protesters. Police blocked city traffic on approaches to the prosecutor’s office.

The previous reports said that about 5,000 people who gathered on the central Sobornaya Square had stormed the administration’s building and had broken into the foyer on January 23. They used pyrotechnics, stones and iron rods. As a result, police detained 58 people.

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