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Ukraine Opposition to Stage New Year Bash to Fuel Protest

Ukraine’s opposition is inviting people to a New Year’s Eve party featuring local rock bands and U.K. guitarist Neil Taylor in an effort to revive its flagging protest movement.

Organizers want to set the Guinness world record for the biggest crowd singing a national anthem simultaneously on Kiev’s Independence Square, or Maidan, the site of anti-government rallies since Nov. 21. The current record is held by the Indian company Sahara India Pariwar, which had 121,653 uniform-clad people sing the country’s anthem on May 6.