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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Ukraine protests: Huge pro-EU rally grips Kiev

9 December 2013 Last updated at 06:47 GMT

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,