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In November 2013 the Ukrainian goverment decided not to sign an association agreement with the European Union. This decision led to massive protests throughout the country. Kiev's Independence Square (also known as Maidan Nezalezhnosti) was at the center of the protests. The originally peaceful demonstrations against pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych turned into violence in February. Many people have been killed in street fighting. Interior Minister Vitaliy Zakharchenko said that the Ukrainian police force has been given combat weapons for use in the civil unrest in Kiev.
European Athletics Championships
The 2014 European Athletics Championships is an event organized by the European Athletic Association and is being held at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich, Switzerland, between 12 and 17 August 2014.
Since 2010 the European Athletics Championships are taking place every two years. Its 22nd edition is hosted by Switzerland for the first time since 1954. Around 1,400 athletes from 50 countries will participate in the championships in Zurich. They arrive in the city together with about 800 coaches and accompanying persons.
A total of 47 sets of medals are awarded during the six days of the championships.
Lakmé Fashion Week - Winter/Festive 2014
The Lakmé Fashion Week is presented twice every year. The event aims to redefine the future of fashion and integrate India into the global fashion world. The presentation of the Winter/Festive 2014 collections are held from 20 to 24 August.