[JURIST] Protests relating to Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich's [official website; JURIST news archive] decision to back out of an EU trade agreement occurred in Kiev on Saturday. The US has threatened [Bloomberg report] to impose trade sanctions on the Ukraine in response to the crackdowns, and Yanukovich himself has reportedly denounced the violence, calling for an investigation into those directly responsible, including the mayor of Kiev and some police officials. Protesters continue to call for Yanukovich's resignation. Russian officials have...

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