News Dmytro Bulatov,a Ukrainian opposition activist, says he was kidnapped and tortured

He led AutoMaidan protest movement that organised motorcades outside the houses of politicians and oligarchs

Tents of anti-government protesters in Independence Square in central Kiev. Demonstrations have been going on for two months

US Secretary of State John Kerry to meet Ukraine opposition leaders

Restoring calm to capital Kiev will be top of the agenda

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych

Ukraine on the brink as President Viktor Yanukovych takes sick leave amid calls for resignation

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych went on sick leave today after a bruising session of parliament, leaving a political vacuum in a country destabilised by anti-government protests and threatened with bankruptcy.

Ukraine ‘on brink of civil war’, warns former president

Parliament debates offering an amnesty to anyone arrested in protests, as attempts are made to avert full-scale crisis

An anti-government protester raises his fist during a protest on Independence Square in Kiev

Ukraine protests: Demonstrators stand firm despite resignation of prime minister Mykola Azarov

Mr Azarov, who has called the protesters 'terrorists', said he offered his resignation as to encourage 'social-political compromise'

A man was found dead and hanging from the

Ukraine protests: Man found dead hanging in Kiev's Independence Square

The metal 'tree' has become a symbol of resistance during Ukraine's recent unrest

Demonstrators called upon their comrades to avoid escalating the conflict with the government

Ukraine: Protesters cede control of Justice Ministry in Kiev

Radical anti-government protesters were forced to give up their brief occupation of Ukraine’s Justice Ministry on Monday after fellow opposition groups accused them of jeopardising peace negotiations.

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Ukraine protests: Arnold Schwarzenegger shows his support for demonstrators in YouTube message posted by Klitschko

The Austrian actor recorded a video message for demonstrators in the country which was posted via the opposition leader's YouTube account

Anti-government protesters gather around a fire to get warm at a road block in Kiev on Sunday night

Ukraine protests: Police forced to abandon Kiev conference centre to opposition as protests spread further across the country

Protesters claim the newly-occupied Ukrainian House complex had a police sniper post with 'spent cartridges' on the roof

The situation in the city is likely to get worse before it gets better, analysts say, and Kiev is braced for the likelihood of more violence today

Ukraine: President Viktor Yanukovich offers top government posts to opposition leaders including Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Vitali Klitschko

Concessions have failed to placate protesters in a stand-off with police

Protesters clad in improvised protective gear prepare for a clash with police in central Kiev

Ukraine protests: what exactly is going on in Kiev?

Why people are angry and what happens next

Ukraine opposition leader Oleh Tyahnybok urges demonstrators for truce as protesters seize government building in Kiev

Other opposition leader Vitali Klitschko says negotiations achieved very little

Opposition leader and former WBC heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klitschko addresses protesters near the burning barricades between police and protesters in central Kiev

Ukraine protests: Demonstrators in Kiev receive disturbing mass text

Country's Interior Ministry denies responsibility

A pro-European protester throws a Molotov cocktail towards riot police during clashes in Kiev

Ukraine protests: 'At least two demonstrators killed' in Kiev as clashes intensify

Security forces have chased protesters away from the site

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