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Klitschko urges women and children to quit Kiev protest camp

Maidan activists fight carry bags as they reinforce the barricades on Kiev's Grushevsky street on February 17, 2014. AFP PHOTO/ SERGEI SUPINSKY

KIEV: Opposition leader Vitali Klitschko on Tuesday urged women and children to leave the opposition's main protest camp on Kiev's Independence Square, known as Maidan, as riot police massed nearby.

"We ask women and children to quit Maidan as we cannot rule out the possibility that they will storm (the camp)," the former heavyweight boxing champion told protestors on the square.

 

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