Interior Ministry members stand guard inside the regional administration headquarters as anti-government protesters attempt to take over during a rally in the town of Chernivtsi in southwestern Ukraine, January 24, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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About 100 anti-government protesters tried to seize Ukraine's main energy ministry building in central Kiev on Saturday, Energy Minister Eduard Stavytsky said.Hundreds of activists have already occupied City Hall and the agricultural ministry, both close to the energy ministry building, in increasingly violent protests against President Viktor Yanukovich's rule.Though the protest movement -- known as the "EuroMaidan" -- is largely peaceful, a hardcore of radicals are now openly battling police away from the main seat of the protest on Independence Square.
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