Students cut classes to join protests over EU agreement
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KIEV | Several thousand students ditched classes Tuesday and joined protests against the government’s abrupt move to freeze integration with the West and tilt toward Moscow.
Kiev announced last week that it was halting preparations for the signing of a political and trade agreement with the European Union, after Russia imposed trade restrictions. Tuesday, while protesters besieged several ministries in an attempt to topple her from power.
Protest leaders threatened to rally at offices in provincial areas, while police issued an arrest warrant for Suthep Thaugsuban, a former opposition lawmaker who led the storming of the Finance Ministry a day earlier.