Riot police in Ukraine
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Ukraine: New anti-protest laws introduced

Ukraine's prime minister has suggested that the security services could use even more extreme force to end anti-government protests, under laws that came into force on Wednesday.

Mykola Azarov said the government was hoping for "common sense", but would have no choice but to use the new legislation if the violence went on.

Alpa Patel reports.

  • 22 Jan 2014
  • From the section Europe
Go to next video: 'We don't want to put oil on the fire'