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Ukraine: Fascists mark three years since riots by looting store

UKRAINIAN neonazis marked the third anniversary of the Maidan Square riots on Thursday by ransacking a regional government office and robbing a petrol station.

Members of the fascist Azov Battalion stormed the offices in the capital city of Cherkasy in the region of the same name, an online Ukrainian publication reported.

Security camera footage showed masked and hooded thugs looting the public building, some recording the break in on video cameras.



Following a separate march by Azov goons near the village of Novodmitrovka in Zolotonosha district, members distracted staff at a petrol station while some two dozen youths looted food and alcohol.

Later police stopped their bus and detained three suspects.

December 1 2013 saw pro-EU protesters against the former president Viktor Yanukovich’s government erupt into riots as far-right groups such as Right Sector and Svoboda hijacked the sit-in in Maidan Square.


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