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Bitter mood on eve of Ukraine's election

Ukrainian children play on an armoured personnel carrier which belonged to pro-Russia militants and which has now been put on display in Kiev, on October 25, 2014The mood in Maidan Square, epicentre of Ukraine’s democracy revolution, was as bitter on the eve of Sunday’s parliamentary elections as the suddenly freezing October wind. Long gone are the huge pro-Western crowds that overthrew Russian-backed president Viktor Yanukovych eight months ago — and with them their heady optimism. Burly security guards outnumber visitors in the eerily empty square, lined with ghostly portraits, dried flowers and candles honouring the more than 100 demonstrators killed in the revolt. “Ukraine has lost,” Viktor Vashyuk, 54, said, shivering inside his thin leather jacket.

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