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Ukraine crisis: Key video moments

A round-up of key video moments as the crisis unfolded in Ukraine.

26 February: Interim government presented

Interim PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk told the BBC's Duncan Crawford that the main challenge for the new government was to ''stabilise'' the country.

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Media captionArseniy Yatsenyuk warned the new government was faced with making ''extremely unpopular steps''

26 February: Clashes in Crimea

Pro-Russian demonstrators clashed with Crimean Tatars and supporters of Ukraine's interim leaders in the city of Simferopol.

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Media captionMark Lowen and Daniel Sandford report from the police cordon separating rival rallies in Simferopol

24 February: The hunt for Yanukovych

BBC correspondents report from across Ukraine on the hunt for fugitive ousted President Viktor Yanukovych.

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Media captionClockwise, from top left: Mark Lowen, Duncan Crawford, Daniel Sandford and Steve Rosenberg

23 February: Interim president makes TV address

Former Speaker Oleksandr Turchynov has taken charge and given his first TV address following the dismissal of Viktor Yanukovych.

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Media captionOleksandr Turchynov: "This fight gave us unity and strength of a modern political nation"

23 February: Crowd defends Lenin statue in eastern city

Pro-Russian Ukrainians in the city of Kharkiv protected a statue of Lenin in the main square, while pro-EU protesters blocked the governors office.

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Media captionDaniel Sandford says a crowd is defending a Lenin statue in Kharkiv

23 February: CCTV appears to show Yanukovych fleeing

Ukrainian TV broadcast footage of what it said showed President Viktor Yanukovych fleeing the presidential compound by helicopter.

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Media captionUnverified CCTV footage said to show Viktor Yanukovych

23 February: Two sides of the conflict in Donetsk

The BBC's Mark Lowen described a stand-off between pro-Russian and anti-government protesters in the south eastern city of Donetsk.

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Media captionMark Lowen in Donetsk saw large numbers of pro-Russian protesters

23 February: Klitschko: 'Protesters should stay in square'

Opposition leader Vitaly Klitschko has said it is right that protesters keep up their presence in the streets, saying Saturday's events were "just a step".

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Media captionOpposition leader Vitaly Klitschko: "Protesters should stay in square"

23 February: Camp life in Independence Square

The BBC speaks to protesters living in makeshift huts in Kiev since November. The opposition has urged them to remain in the square.

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Media captionTim Willcox speaks to protesters in Independence Square

22 February: Yulia Tymoshenko addresses Kiev

Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko addressed crowds in Independence Square in the heart of Kiev.

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Media captionYulia Tymoshenko told the crowd that "heroes never die"

22 February: Tymoshenko crowd reaction in Kiev

The BBC's Duncan Crawford spoke to people listening to Yulia Tymoshenko's speech to see how it went down.

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Media captionDuncan Crawford was in the crowd as Yulia Tymoshenko made her address

22 February: President Yanukovych declares 'coup'

Ukrainian President Yanukovych spoke in a pre-recorded TV interview and said he had no intention of quitting.

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Media captionPresident Yanukovych: "I am a legitimately elected president"

22 February: Crowds descend on Yanukovych house

Scores of people went to the president's country residence on the outskirts of Kiev, taking photos and peering through windows.

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Media captionThe BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse takes a look around the presidential retreat

22 February: Lenin statues toppled in protest

Protesters toppled statues of Russian revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin in various Ukrainian cities.

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Media captionProtesters destroy Lenin statues in Bila Tserkva, Khmelnitsky and Zhytomyr

21 February: View from the barricades

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and opposition leaders sign a deal in an effort to end the political crisis in the country.

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Media captionThe BBC's Gavin Hewitt gets the view from behind the barricades

21 February: Moment of 'historic' Ukraine vote

Opposition MP, Andriy Shevchenko, describes the atmosphere on Ukraine's parliament floor as 'enormous' after a vote to return the country to its 2004 constitution.

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Media captionOpposition MP, Andriy Shevchenko, describes the atmosphere from the parliament floor as the "historic" votes were cast

20 February: 'Descent into insanity' as death toll rises

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Media captionThe BBC's Daniel Sandford witnesses gun fire between protesters and police

20 February: 'Protest sniper' in Kiev media hotel

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Media captionBBC's Gabriel Gatehouse said he saw what looked like a protester shooting out of a window at the Ukraine Hotel

29 January: Moment Ukraine passed amnesty bill

The Ukrainian parliament pass a law providing amnesty to protesters detained during recent unrest.

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Media captionPoliticians cheered and yelled as the law was passed

28 January: Protesters 'in no hurry' to leave after vote

The Ukrainian parliament vote overwhelmingly to annul controversial anti-protest legislation, but demonstrators remain defiant on the streets.

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Media captionProtesters in Kiev remain defiant despite the protest laws being annulled, as Matthew Price reports

22 January: Two protesters killed in Kiev clashes

Two protesters are killed in clashes with police in the Ukrainian capital Kiev.

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Media captionThe BBC's Daniel Sandford: "This central Kiev square is like a vision of hell"

1 December: Protesters occupy City Hall

A huge rally takes place in the Ukrainian capital to oppose a government decision not to sign a deal on closer EU ties.

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Media captionThe BBC's Steven Rosenberg reports amid the clashes

26 November: Protesters clash with police over EU deal

Protesters demonstrating against the Ukrainian government clash with riot police after a decision to delay a deal to strengthen ties with the EU.

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Media captionRiot police used batons and tear gas in clashes with demonstrators

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