February 19, 2014

A Bloody Turn in the Battle for Ukraine's Future

Simon Shuster, Time

The Associated Press

On Tuesday, Ukraine experienced the bloodiest day in its post-Soviet history as police clashed with opposition forces camped out in Kiev's main square. Even if they are forced out, the protesters won't give up the fight.

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