Ukrainian parliament votes to repeal anti-protest laws

KIEV Tue Jan 28, 2014 6:03am EST

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KIEV Jan 28 (Reuters) - Ukraine's parliament on Tuesday voted in favour of repealing a set of anti-protest laws which had triggered violent unrest in Kiev.

In a concession to the opposition aimed at calming down unrest on the streets, a large majority of deputies voted in favour of revoking the Jan. 16 legislation.