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Ukrainian Protesters and Police Light Up Kiev's Main Square with Petrol Bombs and Fireworks

Ukrainian police used water cannons on Tuesday (February 18) to disperse protesters on the edge of the Kiev square the protesters have occupied. Anti-government protesters were seen hurling petrol bombs, fireworks and stones at riot police and igniting piles of tyres and wood to block officers entering Independence Square. Nine people died during clashes in Kiev on Tuesday, including seven civilians and two policemen, the police said.

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