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Reuters’ photo correspondent sustained head trauma in scuffle near Verkhovna Rada

15.10.2014, 18:27

On October 14, in Kyiv when covering the confrontations near the Verkhovna Rada, a Reuters photo correspondent sustained a head trauma. This was reported in a news story by TSN.

The protesters near the Verkhovna Rada, who were demanding that UPA fighters received official recognition and that political prisoners were released, started to attack police officers with sticks and chains, and throwing smoke-puff charges. During the confrontations, somebody of them hit the photo correspondent on the head.

For the context, on October 14 a group of unidentified men tried to enter the building of the Verkhovna Rada  and were throwing smoke grenades and smoke-puff charges. 

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