Pro-Russian rebels fire artillery toward Ukrainian position at Donetsk Sergey Prokofiev International Airport outskirts the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
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A mob of Ukrainian nationalists attacked police with rocks, firecrackers and chains in an angry protest outside parliament on Tuesday in what President Petro Poroshenko called a "planned" provocation.The UPA is historically controversial, idolised by Ukrainian nationalists but despised by Russia for collaborating with Nazi forces and fighting the Soviet army.Poroshenko on Tuesday declared October 14 a national holiday to commemorate "defenders of Ukraine" and cancelled a Soviet-era holiday for "defenders of the fatherland" on February 23 in a move to shed Ukraine's Soviet legacy.
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