Watch video streamed by the local broadcaster Espreso.tv and Radio Svoboda of the scenes in Independence Square, known as the Maidan, and around Kiev.
Updated: At least 42 reported dead in central Kiev on Thursday, including protesters shot in the back. Warning: Graphic images.
Dozens are dead amid the smoldering battleground of Kiev's Independence Square. At least 25 have been killed following a police raid on the anti-government encampment in the Ukraine capital.
Dozens are reported dead after the worst violence in the country's 22-year history as an independent nation.