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29 Images Of Kiev In The Grip Of Chaos

At least 42 dead in Kiev on Thursday.

Posted on February 20, 2014, at 1:44 p.m. ET

1. A fragile truce in Ukraine was broken on Thursday as clashes broke out again between police and anti-government protesters, leaving dozens of protesters and police dead.

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Anti-government protesters pass on rocks to set up a new barricade in central Kiev.
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Anti-government protesters pass on rocks to set up a new barricade in central Kiev.

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Protesters carry bags filled with stones to build barricades.
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Protesters carry bags filled with stones to build barricades.

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A general view shows anti-government protesters building barricades around Independence Square during clashes with riot police in Kiev.
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A general view shows anti-government protesters building barricades around Independence Square during clashes with riot police in Kiev.

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Protesters prepare Molotov cocktails.
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Protesters prepare Molotov cocktails.

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A protester carries bags of food in Independence Square.
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A protester carries bags of food in Independence Square.

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A priest carries a shield in Independence Square.
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A priest carries a shield in Independence Square.

9. This video captures the fighting in Independence Square.

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10. This video shows what appears to be snipers picking off protesters.

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11. This video shows snipers firing.

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An injured man struggles to breathe as he is carried on a stretcher.
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An injured man struggles to breathe as he is carried on a stretcher.

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A priest kneels in the lobby of the Hotel Ukraine near bodies of dead protesters.
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A priest kneels in the lobby of the Hotel Ukraine near bodies of dead protesters.

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Activists and priests pay respects to protesters killed.
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Activists and priests pay respects to protesters killed.

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Anti-government protesters lead riot police away at Independence Square.
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Anti-government protesters lead riot police away at Independence Square.

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A hall of the October Palace theatre is seen during clashes.
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A hall of the October Palace theatre is seen during clashes.

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Interior of St Michael's acting as hospital #euromaidan

bruce springnote@BSpringnote

Interior of St Michael's acting as hospital #euromaidan

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These medical volunteers, mostly young women, are doing an incredible job. Many dead, hundreds wounded

Olaf Koens@obk

These medical volunteers, mostly young women, are doing an incredible job. Many dead, hundreds wounded

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27. The covered body of a dead protester shot in the back.

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A protester waves the national flag from the top of a statue in Independence Square.
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A protester waves the national flag from the top of a statue in Independence Square.

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