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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Ukraine's Leader Blames Opposition for Deadly Clashes -- Death Toll From Violence Rises to 25 -- AP, The Wall Street Journal

KIEV, Ukraine—As thick black smoke rose from the barricades encircling the protest camp in central Kiev on Wednesday, the Ukrainian president blamed opposition leaders for the deadly violence that erupted between riot police and protesters in the capital in which at least 25 people died and 241 were injured.

The violence on Tuesday was the worst in nearly three months of antigovernment protests that have paralyzed Ukraine's capital in a struggle over the identity of a nation divided in loyalties between Russia and the West, and the worst in the country's post-Soviet history. The Heath Ministry on Wednesday said 25 people were killed in the clashes.
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