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An Ukrainian opposition activist holds a riot policeman as they try to enter the building of Kiev's city council to prevent a session in Kiev, on October 2, 2013. Several hundred of people rallied at the Kiev city administration trying to break the city council session and demand to hold council elections. The credentials of the city's deputies  ended on July 2, 2013, and the opposition insists that their session is illegal.

Anatolii Stepanov/AFP

A Ukrainian opposition activist holds a riot policeman as protesters try to enter Kiev’s city council building on Wednesday. Several hundred people rallied to try to break a council hearing and demanded elections, claiming the session was illegal.