Anti-government protesters carry bags filled with stones to build barricades in central Kiev February 20, 2014. Ukraine suffered its bloodiest day since Soviet times on Thursday with a gun battle in ... more 
Anti-government protesters carry bags filled with stones to build barricades in central Kiev February 20, 2014. Ukraine suffered its bloodiest day since Soviet times on Thursday with a gun battle in central Kiev as President Viktor Yanukovich faced conflicting pressures from visiting European Union ministers and his Russian paymasters. Three hours of fierce fighting in Independence Square, which was recaptured by anti-government protesters, left the bodies of over 20 civilians strewn on the ground, a few hundred metres from where the president met the EU delegation. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (UKRAINE - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) less 
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Reuters | Photo By DAVID MDZINARISHVILI / REUTERS
Thu, Feb 20, 2014 4:02 PM EST