The sound of music and melodic chants from thousands of orange-clad demonstrators have fallen silent on Kiev's main city centre street, Khreshatik.
Opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko appealed to his supporters to go home and await the election re-run next Sunday.
Tents that blocked the lower half of Khreshatik have been removed, allowing traffic to flow freely for the first time in several weeks. The city appears to be starting to return to normality.
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