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Euromaidan protesters get thumbs-up from Bill Clinton

Former President Bill Clinton expressed his public support for Ukraine's Euromaidan demonstrations via Twitter on Monday. The protesters have been rallying since November for a more democratic government.
Posted By JC Finley   |   Feb. 4, 2014 at 1:16 PM  |  Updated Feb. 4, 2014 at 2:00 PM   |   Comments

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NEW YORK, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Former U.S. President Bill Clinton voiced his public support Monday for the Ukrainian opposition, which has been demonstrating against the government of President Viktor Yanukovych since November 2013.

Clinton took to Twitter to publicly express his solidarity with the Euromaidan demonstrators, urging them to continue their peaceful protests as they seek a more democratic government.


Euromaidan demonstrations began in November following President Yanukovych's announcement that Ukraine would not join the EU and have continued for months, despite the freezing temperatures and threat of violence. Protesters at Euromaidan rallies, led by the government opposition parties, have voiced their opposition to Ukraine's economic ties to Russia and have demanded constitutional reform, a more balanced government power structure, and the removal of the president.

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