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Ukraine's ex-president avoids detention in treason case as thousands rally

Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, who is suspected of high treason by financing pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine while in office in 2014-2015, burn flares during a rally in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, who is suspected of high treason by financing pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine while in office in 2014-2015, burn flares during a rally in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022....more

Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, who is suspected of high treason by financing pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine while in office in 2014-2015, burn flares during a rally in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Law enforcement officers cordon off the area as supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, gather near a court building before a hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Law enforcement officers cordon off the area as supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, gather near a court building before a hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Law enforcement officers cordon off the area as supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, gather near a court building before a hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, burn smoke grenades during a rally in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, burn smoke grenades during a rally in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, burn smoke grenades during a rally in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, walk towards the presidential administration headquarters after a court hearing in central Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, walk towards the presidential administration headquarters after a court hearing in central Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, walk towards the presidential administration headquarters after a court hearing in central Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, rally outside the presidential administration headquarters in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, rally outside the presidential administration headquarters in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, rally outside the presidential administration headquarters in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, greets his supporters outside a court building after a hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, greets his supporters outside a court building after a hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, greets his supporters outside a court building after a hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, addresses his supporters before a hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, addresses his supporters before a hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, addresses his supporters before a hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, burn smoke grenades during a rally in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022.  REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, burn smoke grenades during a rally in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, burn smoke grenades during a rally in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, walk towards the presidential administration headquarters after a court hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, walk towards the presidential administration headquarters after a court hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, walk towards the presidential administration headquarters after a court hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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A man reacts amid the crowd as law enforcement officers cordon off the area from supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A man reacts amid the crowd as law enforcement officers cordon off the area from supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

A man reacts amid the crowd as law enforcement officers cordon off the area from supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, walk towards the presidential administration headquarters after a court hearing in central Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, walk towards the presidential administration headquarters after a court hearing in central Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, walk towards the presidential administration headquarters after a court hearing in central Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, and his wife Maryna react during a meeting with supporters after a court hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, and his wife Maryna react during a meeting with supporters after a court hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, and his wife Maryna react during a meeting with supporters after a court hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, gather outside a court building during a hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, gather outside a court building during a hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, gather outside a court building during a hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, walk towards the presidential administration headquarters after a court hearing in central Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, walk towards the presidential administration headquarters after a court hearing in central Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, walk towards the presidential administration headquarters after a court hearing in central Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, gather outside a court building during a hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, gather outside a court building during a hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, gather outside a court building during a hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko walk towards the presidential administration headquarters after a court hearing in central Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko walk towards the presidential administration headquarters after a court hearing in central Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko walk towards the presidential administration headquarters after a court hearing in central Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko,  addresses the media after a court hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, addresses the media after a court hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, addresses the media after a court hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, addresses the media as his wife Maryna stands behind in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, addresses the media as his wife Maryna stands behind in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, addresses the media as his wife Maryna stands behind in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Law enforcement officers cordon off the area as supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, attempt to set up tents near a court building before a hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Law enforcement officers cordon off the area as supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, attempt to set up tents near a court building before a hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Law enforcement officers cordon off the area as supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, attempt to set up tents near a court building before a hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Law enforcement officers cordon off the area as supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, gather near a court building before a hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Law enforcement officers cordon off the area as supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, gather near a court building before a hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Law enforcement officers cordon off the area as supporters of Ukrainian former President Petro Poroshenko, gather near a court building before a hearing in Kyiv, Ukraine January 19, 2022. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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