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Anti-government protesters throw stones towards Interior Ministry members and riot police in Independence Square in central Kiev February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Anti-government protesters throw stones towards Interior Ministry members and riot police in Independence Square in central Kiev February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Anti-government protesters throw stones towards Interior Ministry members and riot police in Independence Square in central Kiev February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Anti-government protesters stand behind burning barricades in Kiev's Independence Square February 19, 2014. Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich accused pro-European opposition leaders on Wednesday of trying to seize power by force after at least 26 people died in the worst violence since the former Soviet republic gained independence. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Anti-government protesters stand behind burning barricades in Kiev's Independence Square February 19, 2014. Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich accused pro-European opposition leaders on Wednesday of trying to seize power by force after at least 26...more

Anti-government protesters stand behind burning barricades in Kiev's Independence Square February 19, 2014. Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich accused pro-European opposition leaders on Wednesday of trying to seize power by force after at least 26 people died in the worst violence since the former Soviet republic gained independence. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Smoke rises above Independence Square during anti-government protests in central Kiev February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Viktor Gurniak

Smoke rises above Independence Square during anti-government protests in central Kiev February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Viktor Gurniak

Smoke rises above Independence Square during anti-government protests in central Kiev February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Viktor Gurniak
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Anti-government protesters throw stones towards Interior Ministry members and riot police in Independence Square in central Kiev February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Anti-government protesters throw stones towards Interior Ministry members and riot police in Independence Square in central Kiev February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Anti-government protesters throw stones towards Interior Ministry members and riot police in Independence Square in central Kiev February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Anti-government protesters gather and break stones during a rally in central Kiev February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Anti-government protesters gather and break stones during a rally in central Kiev February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Anti-government protesters gather and break stones during a rally in central Kiev February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A trade union building is seen on fire in Independence Square as clashes between anti-government protesters with Interior Ministry members and riot police continue in central Kiev February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A trade union building is seen on fire in Independence Square as clashes between anti-government protesters with Interior Ministry members and riot police continue in central Kiev February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A trade union building is seen on fire in Independence Square as clashes between anti-government protesters with Interior Ministry members and riot police continue in central Kiev February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Smoke rises above Independence Square as clashes between anti-government protesters with Interior Ministry members and riot police continue in central Kiev February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Smoke rises above Independence Square as clashes between anti-government protesters with Interior Ministry members and riot police continue in central Kiev February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Smoke rises above Independence Square as clashes between anti-government protesters with Interior Ministry members and riot police continue in central Kiev February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Smoke rises above Independence Square during anti-government protests in central Kiev February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Petro Zadorozhnyy

Smoke rises above Independence Square during anti-government protests in central Kiev February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Petro Zadorozhnyy

Smoke rises above Independence Square during anti-government protests in central Kiev February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Petro Zadorozhnyy
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Anti-government protesters stand in a line in central Kiev February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Anti-government protesters stand in a line in central Kiev February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Anti-government protesters stand in a line in central Kiev February 19, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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