Ukraine crisis: Before and after images

  • 21 February 2014
  • From the section Europe

Fierce clashes between anti-government protesters and riot police in Kiev, Ukraine, have left a number of people dead and many more injured. The violence has wreaked havoc on the capital's centre - particularly in and around the Maidan, or Independence Square.

Scroll through the images below to see the impact on Kiev's streets.

Independence Square, Kiev

Khreshchatyk Street, Kiev

Instytutska Street, Kiev