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Incredible Photo: Ukrainian Riot Police Kneel and Apologize for Their Brutality—Imagine That!

It does not undo the damage, but American cops never even apologize.

Photo Credit: From ITV News

ITV News tweeted this picture of Ukrainian riot police down on their knees begging for forgiveness for the brutality used against anti-government protesters in Kiev today. According to the Guardian, ousted ex-president Viktor Yanukovych was prepared to crush the protesters with even more force, and perhaps these men would have participated in that. But for now, they are on their knees, maybe covering their asses, but down on their knees. At least 88 people were killed in the clashes, the Guardian reported, and many many more were injured in the attempted crackdown. Meanwhile, in America, every day seems to bring a report of police brutality, whether it's dragging a pleading jogger into police car just for jaywalking, pepper spraying peaceful protesters in the face or shooting a homeless man for stealing coffee, with no apologies, and often no consequences at all.

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