A man stands near a barricade set up by pro-European integration protestors near Independence Square in central Kiev, December 12, 2013. Ukrainian protesters stood their ground after a sweep by riot ... more 
A man stands near a barricade set up by pro-European integration protestors near Independence Square in central Kiev, December 12, 2013. Ukrainian protesters stood their ground after a sweep by riot police and their leaders dismissed an offer of talks from a president they say must quit for favouring ties with Russia over the European Union. REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk (UKRAINE - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) less 
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Thu, Dec 12, 2013 8:02 AM EST