Ukrainian parliament votes to repeal anti-protest laws

by Reuters
Tuesday, 28 January 2014 11:03 GMT

KIEV, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Ukraine's parliament on Tuesday voted in favour of repealing a set of anti-protest laws which had triggered violent unrest in Kiev.

In a concession to the opposition aimed at calming down unrest on the streets, a large majority of deputies voted in favour of revoking the Jan. 16 legislation.