“You’re next, Yanukovych” far-right protesters in Kyiv’s Independence Square chanted and then hacked at, a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin.
Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa, died on Thursday, December 5, 2013. He was 95.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.
Mandela served 27 years in prison, initially on Robben Island, and later in Pollsmoor Prison and Victor Verster Prison. An international campaign lobbied for his release, which was granted in 1990 amid escalating civil strife.
He gained international acclaim for his activism, having received more than 250 honours, including the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize.
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