New barricades pop up in Kiev as talks stall

Jan 24, 2014, 7:05 AM EST
Protestors pay their respects at a tribute to a man killed during clashes with police near Independence Square on January 24, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine.
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Protesters in Ukraine's capital Kiev have been erecting new barricades after crisis talks between the opposition and President Viktor Yanukovych stalled. Freezing demonstrators at the camp on the city's Independence Square also occupied a government building as a truce with riot police continued.

 

Background:

Ukraine unrest: New barricades in Kiev as talks stall [CNN]

Ukraine protesters reject deal with president [L.A. Times]

Ukraine protesters seize building, put up more barricades [Reuters]

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