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In pictures: Ukrainian violence enters third day

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich's calls for calm went for naught as street battles between riot police and opposition demonstrators in Kiev continued into Tuesday.

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Protesters assist a wounded comrade in central Kiev, early Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. After a night of vicious street battles, anti-government protesters and police clashed again Monday in Ukraine's capital. Hundreds of protesters, many wearing balaclavas, hurled rocks and stun grenades. Police responded with tear gas.

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Protesters assist a wounded comrade in central Kiev, early Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.

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Protesters burn car tires as they clash with police in central Kiev, early Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.

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Protesters clad in improvised protective gear prepare for a clash with police in central Kiev, early Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.

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A protester stands on top of a barricade during during clashes with police in central Kiev, early Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.

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A protester stands on top of a barricade during clashes with police in central Kiev, early Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.

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Pro-European protesters take cover during clashes with Ukrainian riot police in Kiev January 20, 2014. President Viktor Yanukovich, reeling from the worst violence for decades in the Ukrainian capital, appealed for compromise on Monday as police and demonstrators clashed again in the streets.

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A pro-European protester takes a photo during clashes with Ukrainian riot police in Kiev January 20, 2014.

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Pro-European protesters stand near vehicles burnt after clashes with Ukrainian riot police in Kiev January 20, 2014.

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