More than 230 protesters arrested in Ukraine

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Some 234 anti-government protesters have been arrested in Ukraine since mass rallies against President Viktor Yanukovych erupted in November, the Justice Ministry said.

About 140 of those are in remand awaiting trial, it said. It added that four people were killed in clashes between protesters and police, dpa reported.

The ministry said in a statement that 500 people, including 250 civil servants, have been injured during the protests.

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