What's happening in Kiev?

 

McClatchy Washington Bureau

Violence continues to escalate in Ukraine, where demonstrators continue to clash with police in Kiev's Independence Square. At least 25 people have been reported killed — nine of them police officers — and over 240 injured. These protests started in November but found renewed focus this week.

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