Protesters wave Ukrainian flags during an opposition rally on Independence Square in Kiev
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Ashton's 'pop star welcome' in Ukraine

Protesters are continuing to occupy Independence Square in the Ukrainian capital Kiev, as EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton is cheered by crowds on a visit to the protest site.

Several thousand protesters are continuing to occupy Independence Square in the Ukrainian capital Kiev.

They are calling for fresh elections and for Ukraine to sign a political and trade deal with the European Union.

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton was cheered by crowds on a visit to Kiev's main protest site.

Steve Rosenberg reports from Kiev.

  • 10 Dec
  • From the section Europe