Euromaidan, Kyiv, protests – December 3

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9pm Rock bands play on Maidan square. People head home.

In the city hall’s main chamber, which has been commandeered by opposition parties, food is served and hundreds of people from the west of Ukraine are sleeping on the floor.

2.20pm Independence Square (Maidan) calm. Thousands of people milling around. No police visible.

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Kickin’ Kiev – Ukraine 2 France 0


So it’s Ukraine’s to lose. Finish feeble France off and the World Cup will be all the better for it.

Les Bleus were bleu-dy awful and this must rank as Ukraine’s greatest day in football – the moment the champion chokers beat a world power convincingly.

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