Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Bloody Battles in Kiev

Image from source, MSNBC
I'm not going to pretend to speak with authority on what's going on in Kiev. But I wanted to document it on the blog, and make sure it didn't go unmentioned.


Deadly clashes in Kiev as protest camp burn

A three-month-old political standoff between the Ukranian regime and anti-government forces came to a head Tuesday as violent clashes in the country’s capital turned deadly and a protest camp at Independence Square burned. Thousands of police officers descended onto Kiev’s Independence Square, where protesters set up camp demanding President Viktor Yanukovych’s resignation. Armed with stun grenades and water cannons, authorities began dismantling barricades on the perimeter of the square, where many of the demonstrators’ tents were burning. . .

Read more at: MSNBC

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