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Will Ukraine's Pro-EU Demonstrators Get Their Way?

NPR
Thursday, December 12, 2013

As protesters continue to paralyze downtown Kiev, the European Union’s foreign policy chief says Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych “intends to sign” a far-reaching trade and cooperation agreement with the E.U.

Signing would be an about-face for Yanukovych, since he rejected the deal last month after pressure from Russia. That decision has sparked mass protests in Kiev.

Journalist Edward Lucas joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to discuss the latest developments.

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