Ukrainian opposition supporters attend a rally at Independence Square during continuing protests in Kiev yesterday. Photograph: EPA/Igor Kovalenko

Ukraine’s anti-government protesters have pledged to remain on Kiev’s Independence Square, with some angrily rejecting an EU-brokered compromis(...)

The grounds of St Michael’s Cathedral, Kiev, which has become one of several field hospitals and makeshift morgues. There were 13 bodies of protesters, all shot in the head, neck and chest. Other protesters came to identify the bodies and write their identities on their legs in felt-tip pen. Photograph: Daniel McLaughlin

Ukraine’s opposition leaders were hoping for a breakthrough last night in crisis talks with President Viktor Yanukovich to end a political stru(...)

Smoke from exploding fireworks and fires billows into the night sky as Ukrainians gather on Independence Square during continuing protests in Kiev yesterday. Photograph: Igor Kovalenko/EPA

Riot police and raging fires surrounded besieged protesters on Kiev’s Independence Square last night, as Ukra(...)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomes Ukrainian opposition leaders Vitali Klitschko (left) and Arseniy Yatsenyuk at the Federal Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, on Monday. Photograph: EPA

DANIEL McLAUGHLIN Ukraine’s anti-government demonstrators plan to march from Kiev’s Independence Square to parliam(...)

Protesters remove a barricade as they leave a gap for cars on Grushevskogo Street  in Kiev, Ukraine, yesterday. Photograph:  EPA/Sergey Dolzhenko

Ukraine has pledged to drop charges against hundreds of protesters after activists ended their occupation of administrative bu(...)

An anti-government protester throws a Molotov cocktail during clashes with police in Kiev. Photograph: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images

Saturday Anti-government activists take the energy ministry. Inside, minister Eduard Stavitsky holds a tense conference call. He assures managers of e(...)

Tents of anti-government protesters  at Independence Square in central Kiev today.  Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich has gone on sick leave with a respiratory ailment, his website said yesterday. Photograph: Reuters

Members of Ukraine’s armed forces have called on President Viktor Yanukovich to take “urgent stabilise the situation in the country”, th(...)

Ukrainian opposition leader Vitali Klitschko (holding paper) speaks with colleagues  during the extraordinary session of the Ukrainian parliament in Kiev yesterday.  Photograph: Sergey Dolzhenko/EPA

Ukraine’s opposition has forced out the government and is pressing President Viktor Yanukovich to resign, despite warnings from a former head of state(...)

Oleksandr Danylyuk: “The only talks possible are about the total surrender of Yanukovich.”

When Vitali Klitschko speaks, people tend to listen. He is, after all, a physically huge former world heavyweight boxing champion, a sporting hero in (...)

Anti-government activists carry the body of Mikhail Zhiznevsky, who was killed during clashes with police on Wednesday, through Independence Square in Kiev yesterday. Photograph: Rob Stothard/Getty Images

Anti-government rallies are spreading across Ukraine after the opposition rejected President Viktor Yanukovich’s offer of top government jobs in re(...)

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