Photos: Kiev burns as death toll rises

Violence escalates
1 Violence escalates 
Independence square
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. 
Human chain
3 Human chain 
Dead bodies
4 Dead bodies 
Wounded protester
5 Wounded protester 
Ukraine protestors advance
6 Ukraine protestors advance 
Ukraine protestor
7 Ukraine protestor 
Ukraine protestors
8 Ukraine protestors 
Priest holds cross
9 Priest holds cross 
Carrying wounded
10 Carrying wounded 
Riot police
11 Riot police