Maidan protestors 20 February 2014
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Ukraine crisis: What happened in Maidan Square?

Anti-government protests in Ukraine began in late 2013 as protesters took to Kiev's Independence Square, the Maidan.

Thursday 20 February 2014 went down as the bloodiest day of clashes between the protesters and security forces as than 50 people were shot dead.

This video takes a quick look at what happened in Maidan Square and what has followed since.

Video produced by Michael Hirst

  • 11 Feb 2015