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Protest held outside pro-Russian TV channel in Kyiv

The channel said that it would cancel a planned TV link with Russia.

Representatives of right-wing groups are rallying outside the office of the pro-Russian channel NewsOne in Kyiv, according to an LB.ua correspondent.

Photo: Oleksandr Rudomanov

Around 250 activists are protesting against the channel's plans to hold a TV link with Russia's pro-Kremlin channel Rossiya 1 on 12 July. Some are holding posters and burning flares.

Photo: Oleksandr Rudomanov

Two buses full of police have pulled to the area. However, the situation is not tense, and there are no conflicts.

Earlier today, there was a protest outside the president's office in Bankova Street.

Later in the day, the TV channel said that it would cancel the TV link.

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