At least 21 dead as fresh fighting shatters truce in Kiev

February 20, 2014 6:01 PM

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At least 21 dead as fresh fighting shatters truce in Kiev

A Reuters photographer saw the bodies of 21 dead civilians in Independence Square, a few hundred metres (yards) from where the president met the EU delegation, after protesters who have occupied the area for almost three months hurled petrol bombs and paving stones to drive riot police out of the plaza.

The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Poland were to report back in Brussels later in the day to EU colleagues, who will decide on possible targeted sanctions against those deemed responsible for the bloodshed. Russia criticised the European and U.S. measures, saying they would only make matt...

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