Clashes erupted between protesters and riot police officers in front of the Verkhovna Rada in Kiev, Tuesday, as the demonstrators attempted to enter the building. Among the protesters were veterans of the Afghan war, miners, and 'Chernobyl Accident liquidators,' who demanded back their welfare benefits. In order to prevent the protesters from getting into the building, police officers... Еще deployed tear gas. Several people sustained injuries in the clashes. The last rally for benefits for veterans and Chernobyl 'liquidators' took place in April.