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Published February 18, 2014, 12:20 PM

Riot police move against protest camp in Kiev

Ukrainian police are moving in on a large protest camp in the center of Kiev after nine people were killed in violent street clashes.

Ukrainian police are moving in on a large protest camp in the center of Kiev after nine people were killed in violent street clashes.

Riot police advanced toward protesters late Tuesday using a water cannon and stun grenades after shutting down nearby subway stations. Thousands of protesters had filled Independence Square earlier in the day, sensing that Ukraine's political crisis was reaching a critical turning point.


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