Feb 19, 2014 11:33 AM by Associated Press
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukrainian protesters have seized control of the capital's central post office as they continue to fight off police attempts to break up a giant opposition tent camp.
Activists on Wednesday stormed into the post office in Independences Square, also known as the Maidan, after a nearby building they had previously occupied was burned down in Tuesday's clashes with police.
Earlier, Ukraine's top security agency said that protesters have seized over 1,500 firearms. It announced a nationwide "anti-terrorist" operation to restore order.
In a statement Wednesday, Ukraine's Security Service said that such actions by "radical and extremist groups" threaten the lives of millions of Ukrainians.
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