Home > News > World
Wednesday February 19, 2014 MYT 10:10:12 AM
Wednesday February 19, 2014 MYT 10:11:05 AM
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's anti-government protesters seized government buildings in a few cities in the western part of the country, local media and the police said on Wednesday.
Police said in a statement that protesters had seized regional administration headquarters in Ivano-Frankivsk and Lviv.
The website of Ukrainska Pravda said that protesters torched the main police station in Ternopil and were trying to seize the headquarters of regional administration.
Opposition lawmaker Oleksander Aronets said that protesters had also seized the local prosecutor's office.
"Protesters occupied the prosecutor's office in Ternopil and burnt all cases against Ukrainian heroes!," he said on his Facebook profile.
(Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; Writing by Marcin Goettig; Editing by Toni Reinhold)
Catalonia suspends formal campaign on Spain independence vote
Jewish settlers occupy Palestinian homes in Old City's shadow
Islamic State insurgents advance on Turkish tomb in Syria - Turkish deputy PM
Hardline Buddhists in Myanmar, Sri Lanka strike anti-Islamist pact
Obama, Modi discuss trade, climate, Islamic State at White House
Terry, Iniesta join Champions League 100 club
Boracay island: Asia’s best beach
Copyright © 1995-2014 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)