People surround a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin, which was toppled by protesters during a rally organized by supporters of EU integration in Kiev
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Huge pro-EU rally grips Ukraine

Pro-EU protesters have camped out in Ukraine's capital overnight, seeking the resignation of the country's government.

Pro-EU protesters have camped out in Ukraine's capital overnight, seeking the resignation of the country's government.

The demonstrators are angry with President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to shelve a deal on closer ties with the EU in favour of a customs union with Russia.

Steve Rosenberg reports from Kiev,

  • 09 Dec
  • From the section Europe