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Ukraine Protests Timeline

Three protesters died during Wednesday's confrontation between police and demonstrators in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, further escalating the two-month-old protest movement over the government decision to ditch a cooperation deal with the European Union for closer ties with Moscow.

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Ukraine Police Pull Back After Clashing With Defiant Protesters

Several thousand police in riot gear pulled back after clashing with protesters in the central square of the Ukrainian capital Wednesday following an overnight confrontation in which police scuffled with demonstrators as they dismantled barricades and evicted protesters from tents. Police tore down barricades surrounding the camp at Independence Square in Kiev early Wednesday, but were forced to move back after fierce resistance from thousands of protesters, whose ranks swelled as the night went on...

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