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Former presidents back Ukraine rally

Ukraine's three previous post-Soviet presidents have given their support to mass anti-government protesters.

Ukraine's three previous post-Soviet presidents have given their support to mass anti-government protesters.

In a statement, Leonid Kravchuk, Leonid Kuchma and Viktor Yushchenko expressed "solidarity" with peaceful rallies.

Thousands of protesters remain camped in Kiev's Independence Square, and are continuing to block the main government's building.

Emily Thomas reports.

  • 05 Dec
  • From the section Europe