Protesters clash with police at Ukraine's parliament.

By bne IntelliNews November 4, 2011
More than 2,000 protestors battled security guards at Ukraine's parliament, as protests widened against planned cuts in state social benefits. The protestors included veterans of the clean-up from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster and entrepreneurs from the small and medium-sized businesses. Ukraine's legislature is debating measures to cut state benefits. Other planned changes include liberalizing the land law and simplifying the tax code. President Viktor Yanukovych on Wednesday called the government of PM Mykola Azarov to either win people's trust or resign.

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