EC President Tusk to visit Ukraine on fifth anniversary of Revolution of Dignity

12:55, 17 February 2019
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Tusk will visit Kyiv and Lviv, Radio Poland's Ukrainian service reported, citing an EC source.

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In particular, he is to attend official events in the Ukrainian parliament, as well as in Lviv's Ivan Franko National University, the source said.

Tusk is scheduled to meet with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman.

As was reported, more than a hundred people died, mostly on February 20, during clashes between protesters with security officials in the center of Kyiv from November 21, 2013 to February 21, 2014, later dubbed the Revolution of Dignity.

In particular, 73 civilians and 11 security officials died in the center of the capital on February 18-20, 2014. The House of Trade Unions on Kyiv's Maidan Nezalezhnosti, or Independence Square, was burned to the ground and the subway in Kyiv did not work on those days.

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