Police in the the Ukrainian capital Kiev
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Ukraine: Police and protesters clash in Kiev

At least two people are reported to have died in clashes between police and protesters in the Ukrainian capital Kiev in a third night of violence.

Police stormed barricades built by anti-government protestors in the central square.

Mass demonstrations began in November after President Viktor Yanukovych shunned closer ties with the European Union.

The latest violence was triggered by the introduction of new laws passed last week that criminalise protests, as Daniel Sandford reports from Kiev.

  • 22 Jan 2014
  • From the section Europe
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