Protests held nationwide against crackdown on blockade activists

Protesters attend a rally on Maidan Nezalezhnosti on March 13 against the police crackdown on activists blocking trade with Russian-occupied territories.

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Protests erupted all over Ukraine on March 13-14 against a police crackdown on the blockade of trade with Russian-occupied territories in the Donbas.

On March 13, the police and the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) arrested 43 activists who had been blocking trade with the Russian-occupied territories at the Kryvy Torets blockade outpost in Donetsk Oblast.

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