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

Protesters in hard hats attack a police van in Kiev

Vitali Klitschko caught up in clashes as tens of thousands defy Ukraine protest ban

Heavyweight boxing champion and opposition leader Vitali Klitschko caught up in demonstrations in capital Kiev

Ukraine passes anti-protest law

Supporters of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich have hustled a sweeping law through parliament in an attempt to curb anti-government protests, sparking an outcry from the opposition and raising tensions on the streets.

Ukraine opposition leader Yuri Lutsenko injured in police clash

Yuri Lutsenko was injured shortly after midnight when he tried to intervene in a confrontation between riot police and opposition activists

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Ukraine protest leaders assaulted outside Kiev police station

A parliamentarian who organised Ukraine's pro-EU protests, in which thousands demanded the removal of President Viktor Yanukovych, was assaulted on Friday night in the latest in a series of violent attacks on the demonstrations' organisers.

'Ukraine Has Not Died Yet': Thousands sing national anthem at Kiev square on New Year's Eve

Opposition leaders had encouraged the gathering to show support for integration with Europe

Ukrainian protesters shout slogans during a mass opposition rally in Independence Square in Kiev

Russia bails out Ukraine for $15bn – but deal triggers street protests in Kiev

The two countries’ leaders reached agreement at talks in the Kremlin that appeared to begin frostily but ended with them laughing at a ceremony where documents were signed on reducing trade barriers

Protesters waving EU and Ukrainian flags in Kiev yesterday

Ukraine protests: Tensions soar as rival factions face off in Kiev

President’s supporters bussed in to side against thousands fighting Ukraine’s move away from EU

Sophia, 23, joins fellow demonstrators on Kiev’s Independence Square

Ukraine protesters: ‘We want our country to have EU values, not a dictatorship’

The Independent speaks to three demonstrators to find out why they are taking to the streets

Anti-government protesters continue to gather in Independence Square

Ukraine ‘still intends to sign pact with EU,’ says Viktor Yanukovych

President hints at U-turn but lack of time means closer ties with Russia cannot be ruled out

Mr Putin made a thinly-veiled attack on the West's more liberal attitudes toward gay rights

President Vladimir Putin hails Russia's 'defence of traditional values' in his state of the nation speech

Mr Putin criticised the West's more liberal attitudes toward gay rights and US attempts at intervention in Syria

Thousands of riot police were forced to withdraw

Ukraine asks EU for €20bn in return for signing Association Agreement

Move comes just hours after the government sent in thousands of special forces to destroy a pro-EU protest camp in the centre of Kiev

Eyewitness account: Thousands of Ukrainian riot police officers in brutal overnight crackdown on Kiev protest

Demonstrators' tents torn to pieces and barricades destroyed - yet riot police fail to clear capital's Independence Square

Protesters face riot police near the Presidential office building in Kiev - heavily armed riot troops broke into the offices of a top Ukrainian opposition party office

Ukraine protests: Riot police storm offices of opposition party in Kiev

Heavily armed riot troops broke into the offices of a top Ukrainian opposition party office in Kiev tonight as anti-government protests crippled the capital for yet another day.

The News Matrix: Monday 9 December 2013

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