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 Protesters heading to Verkhovna Rada: police blocked traffic in downtown Kyiv, seized knives from some activists. PHOTOS

The heart of the Ukrainian capital is heavily guarded due to the protests.

A correspondent for Censor.NET reports from the scene.

A large number of policemen and the National Guard soldiers were deployed in the vicinity of the Maidan Nezalezhnosti, Heroes of Heavenly Hundred Alley. The traffic at Instytutska Street was blocked.

The rally participants are going through a metal detectors installed not far from Ukraina Hotel. The law enforcers are tossing the backpacks. Several knives have been seized from the protesters. The metal detectors were also installed at the intersection of Sadova and Instytutska Streets.

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The protest against the policy of the National Bank of Ukraine is held outside the agency office.

The protesters are walking up the Instytutska Street to the Verkhovna Rada building.

Flags of political forces are distributed among the rally participants.

The traffic on Hrushevskoho Street has not been blocked by the police. However, a large column of protesters carrying banners and flags are going up this street to the Cabinet of Ministers from the Europeiska Square.

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The traffic on Instytutska Street in downtown Kyiv is blocked.

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Protesters are passing through metal detectors and have their personal belongings checked.

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Several knives have been seized from the protesters.

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Rally outside the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU)

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Flags of political parties are distributed among the activists.

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The metal detectors installed at Sadova and Instytutska Streets intersection.

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Another column of protesters is going up the Hrushevskoho Street.

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The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine is heavily guarded.

Photos by Censor.NET
 
 
 
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