Shouts of 'Revolution' as Ukraine Government Teeters

But ends up surviving no-confidence vote
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 3, 2013 5:11 AM CST
A pig head is displayed as protesters rally outside the Parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.   (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

(Newser) – The Ukraine government lives to govern another day: Despite an attempt by the opposition to force it out, it survived a no-confidence vote in parliament today, the AP reports. But that just means massive tension remains, as hundreds of thousands of protesters line the streets of Kiev to demonstrate against the president's refusal to sign an agreement that would have deepened ties with the European Union. Inside parliament today, opposition members yelled "shame" and "revolution" as pro-government lawmakers spoke, the AP adds. (Read more Kiev stories.)

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