Photos: Kiev burns as death toll rises

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1 An anti-government protester throws a molotov cocktail during demonstrations in Independence Square on February 19, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine. 
2 This animated image shows Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine during battle between anti-government protesters and police on February 20, 2014 and during peaceful times in 2009. 
3 Anti-government protesters form a human chain as they carry rocks and tires to rebuild barricades following continued clashes with police in Independence square, despite a truce agreed between the Ukrainian president and opposition leaders on February 20, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine. 
4 Dead bodies lay on the ground surrounded by fellow anti-government protesters during clashes with riot police in central Kiev on February 20, 2014 in Kiev. At least 25 protesters were killed on February 20 in fresh clashes between thousands of demonstrators and heavily-armed riot police in the heart of Kiev. 
5 A wounded anti-government protester is carried to a waiting ambulance on February 20, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine. After several weeks of calm, violence has again flared between anti-government protesters and police, with dozens killed. 
6 Protesters advance towards new positions in Kiev on February 20, 2014. Armed protesters stormed police barricades in Kiev on Thursday in renewed violence that killed at least 26 people and shattered an hours-old truce as EU envoys held crisis talks with Ukraine's embattled president. 
7 An anti-government protester takes cover from suspected sniper fire near the Hotel Ukraine on February 20, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine. 
8 Protesters clash behind burning barricades during the face off against heavily-armed police February 20, 2014 in Kiev. 
9 A priest holds a cross and shield during clashes betwwen anti-government protesters and riot police in central Kiev on February 20, 2014. 
10 Protesters carry a wounded demonstrator in Kiev on February 20, 2014. 
11 Berkut riot police throw stones at anti-government protesters, who are throwing rocks in return, on Independence Square on February 19, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine.