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Ukraine protests: Clashes as thousands defy protest law in Kiev

19 January 2014 Last updated at 17:41 GMT

There have been clashes between Ukrainian riot police and demonstrators at a rally in the capital Kiev.

Tens of thousands of demonstrators rallied despite new laws which aim to curb public protests.

The BBC's Daniel Sandford reports from Kiev.

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