Ukraine: Opposition say 3 protesters dead

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A Ukrainian man stands in protest in front of gunmen in unmarked uniforms as they stand guard in Balaklava, on the outskirts of Sevastopol, Ukraine, Saturday, March 1, 2014. An emblem on one of the vehicles and their number plates identify them as belonging to the Russian military. Ukrainian officials have accused Russia of sending new troops into Crimea, a strategic Russia-speaking region that hosts a major Russian navy base. The Kremlin hasn’t responded to the accusations, but Russian lawmakers urged Putin to act to protect Russians in Crimea. (AP Photo/Andrew Lubimov)
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A Ukrainian man stands in protest in front of gunmen in unmarked uniforms as they stand guard in Balaklava, on the outskirts of Sevastopol, Ukraine, Saturday, March 1, 2014. An emblem on one of the vehicles and their number plates identify them as belonging to the Russian military. Ukrainian officials have accused Russia of sending new troops into Crimea, a strategic Russia-speaking region that hosts a major Russian navy base. The Kremlin hasn’t responded to the accusations, but Russian lawmakers urged Putin to act to protect Russians in Crimea. (AP Photo/Andrew Lubimov)

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A lawmaker for a Ukrainian opposition party and a coordinator for the protesters' medical team say three protesters have died in clashes with police outside the parliament building in central Kiev.

Oleh Musiy, a top medic for the protesters, told the Associated Press that three activists have died. Opposition lawmaker Lesya Orobets made the same statement on Twitter.

Emergency officials in Kiev said that another person was found dead after clashes between protesters and police at the offices of the president's party.

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