Ukraine: Far-right armed with bats patrol Kiev
1 March 2014 Last updated at 00:40 GMT
Ukraine's former President Viktor Yanukovych made his first public appearance since being ousted from office a week ago.
At a news conference in Russia, he apologised for not "having enough strength to keep stability" in Ukraine and called his usurpers "young, neo-fascist thugs".
Gabriel Gatehouse reports for Newsnight.