As it happened: Ukraine unrest: Kiev tense

Key points

  • Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and opposition leaders have signed a deal seeking to end the political crisis in the country
  • The president says new elections are to be held before the end of December.
  • Mr Yanukovych said the intention was to set up a unity government within 10 days.
  • Ukraine's parliament has approved the restoration of the 2004 constitution, curbing presidential powers
  • MPs voted to dismiss the interior minister and approve an amnesty for protesters accused of involvement in violence
  • Dozens of people were killed in clashes between protesters and police in Kiev on Thursday - the bloodiest day of the unrest. All times GMT.

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  • Lesley Sixsmith 
  • Nina Lamparski 
  • Sarah Fowler 
  • Dominic Howell 
  • Simeon Paterson 
  • Alastair Lawson 
  • Claudia Allen 

Last updated 21 February 2014

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