As it happened: Clashes in central Kiev

Key points

  • Dozens of people are killed in clashes between protesters and police in Kiev on Thursday - the bloodiest day of the unrest in Ukraine
  • French, Polish and German foreign ministers hold crisis talks through the night with both sides in Kiev
  • EU foreign ministers agree to impose sanctions on Ukrainian officials "responsible for violence and excessive force"
  • Ukrainian MPs pass a motion ordering both sides to cease fire
  • All times GMT

Live text


  • Yaroslav Lukov 
  • Lorna Hankin 
  • Alastair Lawson 
  • Mohamed Madi 
  • Claudia Allen 
  • Sarah Fowler 

Last updated 20 February 2014

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