Ukrainians in the Netherlands show solidarity with Kiev protestors

Some 70 Ukrainian nationals, friends and supporters gathered on Amsterdam’s Dam square on Saturday to show support for the ongoing anti-government protests in Kiev.

Thousands of people have joined the protests in the Ukrainian capital after president Viktor Yanukovich suspended talks with the European Union last month.

‘We have to keep calm, carry on and be European,’ Amsterdam protestors Alina and Irina told

The mother and daughter have lived in the Netherlands for 13 years and say Saturday’s demonstration was to show solidarity with friends and family back home. Some of the demonstrators had come from as far away as Enschede.

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