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Ukrainian PM offers resignation as parliament repeals anti-protest laws

Ukraine loses its prime minister and a controversial anti-protest law. In an attempt to help find a peaceful solution to ongoing unrest, Prime Minister Mykola Azarov offered to resign on Tuesday. Under the constitution, the departure of the prime minister means the resignation of the entire government -- a wish from some protesters. (SOUNDBITE) (Russian) KIEV CITIZEN, VOLODIMYR, SAYING: "I think that the will of the people will be to replace all those in power, then people would definitely leave the streets, destroy all these barricades and bring Kiev back to order. People want all those in power all over the country to be replaced." Azarov announced his decision as parliament voted to repeal an anti-protest law enacted last week. That law spurred violent demonstrations throughout Kiev and the rest of the country. From behind massive barricades that have been a mainstay in recent weeks, protesters are not impressed. (SOUNDBITE) (Ukrainian

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