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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 Swimming Championships
The European Swimming Championships is an event organized by the Ligue Européenne de Natation (LEN) - the European governing body for aquatic sports. The maiden event took place in Budapest, Hungary, in 1926.
The 32nd edition of the competition is schedule for August 13 – 24, 2014. It is for the second time since 2002 that Berlin is the host city to the European Swimming Championships.
Venice Film Festival
Venice hosts the world's oldest film festival, usually offering a mix of star-filled blockbusters and obscure, artsy productions. The 71st edition is scheduled to run from 27 August to 06 September. Hollywood legend Al Pacino and Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi are expected to be among the main stars at this year's Venice Film Festival.