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Ukraine: Olesya Zhukovskaya’s Final Tweet on Street, “I’m Done” After The Medical Worker Was Shot in the Neck

A volunteer medic’s tweet goes viral after she posts what she thought would be her last message to the social network after being shot in the neck by government snipers Thursday. Я вмираю — Olesya Zhukovskaya (@OlesyaZhukovska) February 20, 2014 Witnesses say police have deliberately targeted journalists and medical workers.

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Ukraine Protests Intensify; 11 Protesters Killed, 7 Police Killed, Thousands in Protest in Independence Square

Fiery skirmishes raged on Kiev’s Independence Square late on Tuesday as protesters clashed with state security forces who are attempting to disperse the crowds. At least 18 people are reported to have been killed as a result of Tuesday’s violence, including 11 protesters and 7 police officers. Hundreds more have been injured in the clashes. […]

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Rioters Burn Tires in Protest in Kiev, Ukraine; Two Protestors Killed with GSW

Protesters burned tires in central Kiev on Wednesday, where they also set off firecrackers and hurled rocks in the direction of state security forces. Two protesters have died after suffering bullet wounds in a protest in Kiev. Anti-government protests began in November 2013, but clashes recently accelerated Wednesday when police advanced to dismantle a protest […]

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