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A protestor throws a molotov cocktail at riot police in the centre of Kiev on Jan. 22, 2014.
A protestor throws a molotov cocktail at riot police in the centre of Kiev on Jan. 22, 2014.Vasily Maximov / AFP / Getty Images
A protestor throws a molotov cocktail at riot police in the centre of Kiev on Jan. 22, 2014.
Riot police officers gather as they clash with protestors in the center of Kiev on Jan. 22, 2014.
Protesters clash with police in central Kiev, Jan. 22, 2014.
Protesters duck behind a burned vehicle as they clash with police in central Kiev, Jan. 22, 2014.
Riot police officers hold a man during clashes with pro-European protesters in Kiev, Jan. 22, 2014.
A demonstrator holds an incendiary device as protesters clash with police in the center of Kiev, Jan. 22, 2014.
A protestor throws a molotov cocktail at riot police in the centre of Kiev on Jan. 22, 2014.
Vasily Maximov / AFP / Getty Images
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Kiev’s Battlefield: Protests Ignite Fiery Clashes in Ukraine

Jan 22, 2014

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.

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