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The revolution captured on camera:
Striking images that followed weeks
of turmoil across Ukraine and the
final days that shaped it forever

Daily Mail (UK), by Tara Brady

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/23/2014 5:16:48 PM

Ukraine has experienced its bloodiest week in decades after days of deadly clashes between anti-government protesters and police which ended in the ousting of President Viktor Yanukovych. For three months demonstrators have been involved in a stand-off with authorities in the capital Kiev. But on February 18 violence escalated and the Health Ministry said the death toll between protesters and police had reached 82. The protesters put that figure at over 100. Here are a selection of photographs which capture the devastation caused in Kiev´s Independence Square.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: WI Cynic, 2/23/2014 6:39:56 PM     (No. 9743637)

Did you notice that these people are nothing like the "Arab Spring" crowds? Active protests are made up of the people who will benefit from the demanded changes. The crowds in the middle east were almost exclusively young men. These people in Ukraine are young and old, man and woman.

Meanwhile, the US MSM covers Miley Cyrus.



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Reply 2 - Posted by: busterman, 2/23/2014 6:59:41 PM     (No. 9743649)

Those protestors are using air rifles.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Highvoltage, 2/23/2014 7:05:22 PM     (No. 9743656)

It is a lesson worth noting in the pictures citizens are carrying their own guns to fight the government for liberty.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: SaguaroJack, 2/23/2014 8:35:31 PM     (No. 9743737)

"Striking images that followed weeks of turmoil across Ukraine and the final days that shaped it forever"

What shaped what forever? I don´t get it. That title gives the impression of something that´s over and done with because of some decisive thing that "shaped it forever." But there´s no reason to think the turmoil in Ukraine is finished; nay, more than likely it is just now getting into high gear.

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