More than a million people gathered in Kyiv on December 8th. Supported by opposition parties ( Svoboda, Batkivchshyna, Udar) and other activists, citizens were demanding Yanukovych's impeachment, new parliamentary and presidential elections, the resignation of Azarov's government, criminal proceedings against the Minister of Internal Affairs V. Zakharchenko and criminal punishment of those who are guilty of beating innocent civilians on November 30 and December 1. The community also demanded the release of all political prisoners.
People were chanting: "Criminals-go away!", "Resignation!", "Revolution!", "Glory to Ukraine!", "Glory to Heroes!".