Kyiv police step up security for Nov 7 rally outside parliament

11:50, 07 November 2017
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Kyiv police have strengthened security measures near the building of the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, due to a rally scheduled for November 7, according to the TV news service TSN.

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The security measures are more serious than those introduced three weeks ago, it reported.

"[Traffic along] Hrushevskoho Street from the Dynamo Stadium to the Arsenalna metro station has been blocked since the morning. In addition, a checkpoint has been set near the Klovska metro station," the report says.

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A protest rally began outside the Verkhovna Rada on October 17, activists demand that the parliament abolish parliamentary immunity, create an Anti-Corruption Court, and change election legislation.

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