PHOTO: A firefighter sprays water to extinguish a fire, on July amongst the wreckages of the Malaysia airliner carrying 295 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur after it crashed, near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine.
Kiev’s Battlefield: Protests Ignite Fiery Clashes in Ukraine
Demonstrations that have gripped the capital since November over the government's refusal to make a trade deal with the European Union are turning increasingly violent as two protesters were killed during a bloody melee Wednesday.
UKRAINE, Kiev : A so-called Maidan self defence unit member guards at the Independence square in central Kiev on March 2, 2014. Ukraine accused Russia of sending thousands of extra troops into Crimea as the Kremlin vowed to help restore calm on the flashpoint peninsula and Washington warned of “costs” to Moscow should it use force. AFP PHOTO / LOUISA GOULIAMAKI
UKRAINE, ZHYTOMYR : A worker welds the body of an armoured personnel carrier (APC) during repair work in a tank plant in Zhytomyr, some 150 km west of Kiev, on July 10, 2014. The workers and employees of the plant repair armored vehicles and tanks which were used by Ukrainian governmen forces during the assault on pro-Russian insurgents in the east of the country. Ukraine warned on July 9 that its assault on pro-Russian insurgents may last another month and rejected calls for a ...