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Anti-government protesters attend a rally in Independence Square in central Kiev February 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Anti-government protesters attend a rally in Independence Square in central Kiev February 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Anti-government protesters attend a rally in Independence Square in central Kiev February 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Anti-government protesters attend a rally in Independence Square in central Kiev February 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Anti-government protesters attend a rally in Independence Square in central Kiev February 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Anti-government protesters attend a rally in Independence Square in central Kiev February 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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An anti-government protester places Ukrainian and EU flags on a barricade that faces a cordon of riot police in Kiev February 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

An anti-government protester places Ukrainian and EU flags on a barricade that faces a cordon of riot police in Kiev February 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

An anti-government protester places Ukrainian and EU flags on a barricade that faces a cordon of riot police in Kiev February 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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An anti-government protester places an EU flag on a barricade that faces a cordon of riot police in Kiev February 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

An anti-government protester places an EU flag on a barricade that faces a cordon of riot police in Kiev February 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

An anti-government protester places an EU flag on a barricade that faces a cordon of riot police in Kiev February 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Anti-government protesters attend a rally at Independence Square in central Kiev, February 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Anti-government protesters attend a rally at Independence Square in central Kiev, February 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Anti-government protesters attend a rally at Independence Square in central Kiev, February 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Anti-government protesters attend a rally at Independence Square in central Kiev, February 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Anti-government protesters attend a rally at Independence Square in central Kiev, February 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Anti-government protesters attend a rally at Independence Square in central Kiev, February 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Anti-government protesters attend a rally at Independence Square in central Kiev, February 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Anti-government protesters attend a rally at Independence Square in central Kiev, February 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Anti-government protesters attend a rally at Independence Square in central Kiev, February 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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A demonstrator (L) uses binoculars on a barricade erected by anti-government protesters in Kiev, February 2, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

A demonstrator (L) uses binoculars on a barricade erected by anti-government protesters in Kiev, February 2, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

A demonstrator (L) uses binoculars on a barricade erected by anti-government protesters in Kiev, February 2, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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A demonstrator uses binoculars as he stands on a barricade and surveys a cordon of riot police in Kiev, February 2, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

A demonstrator uses binoculars as he stands on a barricade and surveys a cordon of riot police in Kiev, February 2, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

A demonstrator uses binoculars as he stands on a barricade and surveys a cordon of riot police in Kiev, February 2, 2014. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili
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A general view shows anti-government protesters on barricades facing a cordon of riot police at Hrushevsky Street in Kiev, February 1, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A general view shows anti-government protesters on barricades facing a cordon of riot police at Hrushevsky Street in Kiev, February 1, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A general view shows anti-government protesters on barricades facing a cordon of riot police at Hrushevsky Street in Kiev, February 1, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Anti-government protesters wait outside the hospital where opposition activist Dmytro Bulatov is being treated in Kiev January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Anti-government protesters wait outside the hospital where opposition activist Dmytro Bulatov is being treated in Kiev January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Anti-government protesters wait outside the hospital where opposition activist Dmytro Bulatov is being treated in Kiev January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
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Anti-government protesters train at the barricade at the site of previous clashes with riot police in Kiev, January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Anti-government protesters train at the barricade at the site of previous clashes with riot police in Kiev, January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Anti-government protesters train at the barricade at the site of previous clashes with riot police in Kiev, January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Anti-government protesters stand on barricades at the site of clashes with riot police in Kiev, January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Anti-government protesters stand on barricades at the site of clashes with riot police in Kiev, January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Anti-government protesters stand on barricades at the site of clashes with riot police in Kiev, January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Riot police stand in formation facing anti-government protesters in Kiev, January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Riot police stand in formation facing anti-government protesters in Kiev, January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Riot police stand in formation facing anti-government protesters in Kiev, January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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An anti-government protester sits on the barricades near a shield with a portrait of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, at a site of previous clashes with riot police in Kiev, January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

An anti-government protester sits on the barricades near a shield with a portrait of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, at a site of previous clashes with riot police in Kiev, January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

An anti-government protester sits on the barricades near a shield with a portrait of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, at a site of previous clashes with riot police in Kiev, January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Anti-government protesters eat hot food at the barricades near a site of previous clashes with riot police in Kiev, January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Anti-government protesters eat hot food at the barricades near a site of previous clashes with riot police in Kiev, January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Anti-government protesters eat hot food at the barricades near a site of previous clashes with riot police in Kiev, January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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Anti-government protesters rest around a fire at a barricade in Kiev, January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Anti-government protesters rest around a fire at a barricade in Kiev, January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Anti-government protesters rest around a fire at a barricade in Kiev, January 31, 2014. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich
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