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Ukraine: 25 Killed, 241
Injured in Kiev Clashes

Associated Press, by Yuras Karmanau

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 2/19/2014 4:36:23 AM

KIEV, Ukraine -- As thick black smoke rose from the barricades encircling the protest camp in central Kiev on Wednesday, the Ukrainian president blamed opposition leaders for the deadly violence that erupted between riot police and protesters in the capital in which at least 25 people died and 241 were injured. The violence on Tuesday was the worst in nearly three months of anti-government protests that have paralyzed Ukraine´s capital in a struggle over the identity of a nation divided in loyalties between Russia and the West, and the worst in the country´s post-Soviet history.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Historian58, 2/19/2014 5:34:49 AM     (No. 9738019)

I foresee America going the same way the Ukraine is going now. Civil unrest and ruthless bureaucrats and politicians desperate to hold power and influence. Does not bode well.

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