Witnesses in the Ukrainian capital say at least 22 people have been killed in fresh clashes that erupted between anti-government protesters and police, hours after President Viktor Yanukovych announced a truce with opposition leaders.
Anti-government protesters climb a barricade in central Kiev February 20, 2014. Fresh fighting broke out in central Kiev on Thursday, shattering a truce declared by Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, as the Russian-backed leader met European ministers
Anti-government protesters build barricades around the Independence Square during clashes with riot police in Kiev February 20, 2014. Fresh fighting broke out in central Kiev on Thursday, shattering a truce declared by Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovic
An anti-government protester prepares to throw a car tire into the flames lit by protesters at Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Ukraine's protest leaders and the president they aim to oust called a truce Wednesday, just hours
People pass through Independence Square, the epicenter of the country's current unrest, Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Fierce clashes between police and protesters, some including gunfire, shattered a brief truce in Ukraine's besieged capital Thu