A pro-European Union activist shouts slogans during clashes with police in central Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. Anti-government protesters held their ground through a night of violent street clashes in the Ukrainian capital, despite police moving in to dismantle barricades erected in a street leading to government offices.
Violent protests in Ukraine
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Posted: January 23, 2014
The Associated Press
The capital of Ukraine, Kiev, has been the epicenter of two months of protests against President Viktor Yanukovych after he turned away from closer ties to the 28-nation European Union in favor of getting a bailout loan from Russia.