Some activists consisting of politicians, veterans from the Anti-Terror Operation (ATO) zone and their young supporters staged a day long protest against the government. They demand that the trade with separatist territories be stopped, for they claim that the money paid for the goods brought in are funding the separatist fighters.

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2017.02.19. Kyiv - Protesters make some trouble downtown

As I understand, the protest was not authorized, and seemingly it did alarm the authorities.

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