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Protesters beaten as Ukraine demos spread beyond Kiev

23 January 2014 Last updated at 22:39 GMT

Violent protests in Ukraine have spread beyond the capital, Kiev, as President Viktor Yanukovych held crisis talks with three key opposition leaders.

Until now anti-government protests had been focused solely on the capital but government buildings have been stormed in at least three other cities.

Daniel Sandford reports from Kiev.

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