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A woman begs police not to demolish the barricades and tents.
Activists and police clash in the Ukrainian capitalÕs center after communal workers tried to dismantle the Maidan protestors' camp. This follows a months-old conflict over the camp between pro-democracy protestors and the city administration.
Activists argue with the police, who don military equipment. They have come to dismantle the camp set up in Kiev's Maidan square.
Police evacuate a wounded colleague from the Maidan camp where protestors clash with authorities who want to dismantle their camp.
A Cossack taking part in the protests stands before a pile of burning tires that fills the air with thick smoke.
A photographer walks by a tire fire extinguished by local authorities as they try to remove protestors from Maidan square.
Activists throw tires in the fire.
Police detained a young man who they believed to be carrying a bomb.
Young man wears a gas mask to protect himself from the thick smoke of burning tires and in case tear gas is used by the police, who are trying to remove protestors from Kiev's Maidan square.