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Anti-government protesters gather near a statue during clashes with riot police at Independence Square in Kiev February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Anti-government protesters gather near a statue during clashes with riot police at Independence Square in Kiev February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Anti-government protesters gather near a statue during clashes with riot police at Independence Square in Kiev February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Anti-government protesters walk past a burning tent encampment during clashes with riot police at Independence Square in Kiev February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Anti-government protesters walk past a burning tent encampment during clashes with riot police at Independence Square in Kiev February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Anti-government protesters walk past a burning tent encampment during clashes with riot police at Independence Square in Kiev February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Anti-government protesters take cover behind a temporary barricade during clashes with riot police at Independence Square in Kiev February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Anti-government protesters take cover behind a temporary barricade during clashes with riot police at Independence Square in Kiev February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

Anti-government protesters take cover behind a temporary barricade during clashes with riot police at Independence Square in Kiev February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Riot police officers and a woman take cover behind shields during clashes between anti-government protesters with police in Kiev, February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maks Levin

Riot police officers and a woman take cover behind shields during clashes between anti-government protesters with police in Kiev, February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maks Levin

Riot police officers and a woman take cover behind shields during clashes between anti-government protesters with police in Kiev, February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maks Levin
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A car burns during clashes between anti-government protesters and Interior Ministry members in Kiev, February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maks Levin

A car burns during clashes between anti-government protesters and Interior Ministry members in Kiev, February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maks Levin

A car burns during clashes between anti-government protesters and Interior Ministry members in Kiev, February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maks Levin
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Riot police attack anti-government protesters during clashes in Kiev, February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maks Levin

Riot police attack anti-government protesters during clashes in Kiev, February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maks Levin

Riot police attack anti-government protesters during clashes in Kiev, February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maks Levin
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A car burns during clashes between anti-government protesters and Interior Ministry members in Kiev, February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maks Levin

A car burns during clashes between anti-government protesters and Interior Ministry members in Kiev, February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maks Levin

A car burns during clashes between anti-government protesters and Interior Ministry members in Kiev, February 18, 2014. REUTERS/Maks Levin
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