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A thousand-strong pro-European Union rally is reflected in the surface of a riot police officer's helmet as he guards the way to Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovychs country residence of Mezhygirya outside Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. Hundreds of riot police blocked approaches to Mezhygirya as protesters demanded Yanukovych's resignation over his decision to ditch a pact with the European Union in favor of closer ties with Russia.

Efrem Lukatsky / AP

A thousand-strong pro-European Union rally is reflected in the surface of a riot police officer's helmet as he guards the way to Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovychs country residence of Mezhygirya outside Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. Hundreds of riot police blocked approaches to Mezhygirya as protesters demanded Yanukovych's resignation over his decision to ditch a pact with the European Union in favor of closer ties with Russia.