Protest in Ukraine – level 3

05-03-2018 07:00

Protesters in Ukraine are demonstrating in a camp outside the country’s parliament, as they support the exiled opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili, and they demand that President Petro Poroshenko resign.

They also call for a new anti-corruption court.

Police entered this camp on Saturday to investigate an earlier conflict, but their presence escalated the tension. After people set tires alight, the police detained over 100 people and began demolishing the camp with a tractor.

The National Police says that the policemen found several grenades and the makings of Molotov cocktails on the site.

Difficult words: resign (quit a job), escalate (grow), tension (a very uneasy feeling), detain (arrest).

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