You Can't Ignore These Frightening Photos From The Kiev Protests

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January 24, 2014 AT 9:43 AM
Protests have been taking place in Ukraine for nearly two months now, but as clashes in the country's capital, Kiev, grow increasingly violent, the issue is gaining even more international attention. Shocking pictures from this week's events show the antigovernment protesters facing a wall of policemen, standing on top of burning barricades that surround an expanding protest camp. The protesters are calling for the removal of President Viktor Yanukovych, who's been in office since 2010.