PROTESTERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PROTESTERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Pro-Russia Ukrainians are promised more power but remain dubious http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57807581-68/donetsk-government-ukraine-minister.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57807581-68/donetsk-government-ukraine-minister.html.csp">Pro-Russia Ukrainians are promised more power but remain dubious</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANDREW HIGGINS</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and ANDREW E. KRAMER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T20:20:53.194-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 08:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Donetsk, Ukraine • Ukraine’s acting prime minister Friday abandoned threats to forcibly evict pro-Russian demonstrators from government buildings and assured political and business leaders in the country’s rebellious east that they would get more power to run their own affairs. But the pledge by Arseniy P. Yatsenyuk, the head of a new central government in Kiev installed after the Feb. 21 flight of President Viktor Yanukovych, drew a dismissive response from protesters as a deadline set by the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57807581@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:20:53 MDT Pro-Moscow separatists take 60 hostages in eastern Ukraine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57793696-68/ukrainian-russian-ukraine-building.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57793696-68/ukrainian-russian-ukraine-building.html.csp">Pro-Moscow separatists take 60 hostages in eastern Ukraine</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER LEONARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T22:02:23.7-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 10:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Donetsk, Ukraine • Ukrainian authorities moved to quell pro-Moscow uprisings along the Russian border with mixed results Tuesday, retaking one occupied regional headquarters and watching protesters consolidate their hold on another. In a third city, Luhansk, Ukraine’s Security Service said separatists armed with explosives and other weapons were holding 60 people hostage inside the agency’s local headquarters. Those occupying the building issued a video statement saying they want a referendum o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577936962014-04-08T22:02:23.7-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-08T22:02:23.7-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57793696@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:02:23 MDT Report: 60 people taken hostage in eastern Ukraine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57791144-68/ukraine-russia-government-donetsk.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57791144-68/ukraine-russia-government-donetsk.html.csp">Report: 60 people taken hostage in eastern Ukraine</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER LEONARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T12:23:02.538-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 12:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Donetsk, Ukraine • Ukraine’s government struggled to stay in control of the country’s eastern regions as tensions flared Tuesday in three cities. While the government managed to recapture its regional headquarters and detain dozens of pro-Russian protesters in one city, it said “radicals” were keeping 60 people hostage and threatening them in another city. Unknown “separatists” with weapons and explosives were threatening the hostages inside a security service branch in the city of Luhansk, the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577911442014-04-08T12:23:02.538-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-08T12:23:02.538-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57791144@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:23:02 MDT Timeline: Key events in Ukraine’s political crisis http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57686271-68/ukraine-feb-protesters-russia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57686271-68/ukraine-feb-protesters-russia.html.csp">Timeline: Key events in Ukraine’s political crisis</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T09:27:02.002-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 09:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Key events in Ukraine’s political crisis: Nov. 21, 2013: President Viktor Yanukovych’s government announces it’s abandoning an agreement to strengthen ties with the European Union and instead seeking closer cooperation with Moscow. Protesters take to the streets. Nov. 30: Images of protesters bloodied by police truncheons spread quickly and galvanize public support for the demonstrations. Dec. 1: A protest attracts around 300,000 people on Kiev’s Independence Square, known as the Maidan, the lar...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576862712014-03-15T09:27:02.002-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-15T09:27:02.002-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57686271@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 09:27:02 MDT Rolly: LGBT protesters will get day in court after legislators flee http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57647553-90/legislature-protesters-com-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57647553-90/legislature-protesters-com-court.html.csp">Rolly: LGBT protesters will get day in court after legislators flee</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By paul rolly</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T21:02:26.01-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 09:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Remember a month ago when 13 citizens were arrested after blocking a legislative hearing room to protest the Legislature’s inaction on a bill to protect gays and lesbians from housing and job discrimination? Here is the rest of the story. Before they were arrested, a legislative attorney cited to them a number of laws pertaining to their peaceful demonstration and suggested they could be charged with a felony. Sen. Stuart Reid, R-Ogden, who recently suggested people of religious convictions and...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57647553@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 21:02:26 MDT Friedman: From the Pyramid to the Square http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57625613-82/sissi-putin-film-square.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57625613-82/sissi-putin-film-square.html.csp">Friedman: From the Pyramid to the Square</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-03T10:15:02.019-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 10:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Egyptian strongman Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was recently in Moscow visiting with Russian strongman Vladimir Putin. Putin reportedly offered el-Sissi $2 billion in arms - just what a country like Egypt, where half the women can’t read, needs. The whole meeting struck me as so 1960s, so Nasser meets Khrushchev - two strongmen bucking each other up in the age of strong people and superempowered individuals. Rather than discuss arms sales, el-Sissi and Putin should have watched a movi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57625613@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 10:15:02 MDT Nearly 400 pipeline protesters arrested at White House http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57623629-68/police-protesters-arrested-pipeline.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57623629-68/police-protesters-arrested-pipeline.html.csp">Nearly 400 pipeline protesters arrested at White House</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-02T22:18:24.117-06:00">Updated Mar 2, 2014 10:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Police arrested hundreds of people who strapped themselves to the White House fence on Sunday to protest the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline. The protesters were mostly college students who participated in a peaceful march that began at Georgetown University and ended outside the White House. They chanted “climate justice now” and carried signs with slogans such as “don’t tarnish the earth” in an effort to persuade President Barack Obama to reject the pipeline. They say it will wo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576236292014-03-02T22:18:24.117-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-02T22:18:24.117-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57623629@www.sltrib.com Sun, 02 Mar 2014 22:18:24 MDT Kerry says Venezuela’s crackdown ‘unacceptable’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57585154-68/government-kerry-venezuela-caracas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57585154-68/government-kerry-venezuela-caracas.html.csp">Kerry says Venezuela’s crackdown ‘unacceptable’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WILLIAM NEUMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-22T22:47:02.197-06:00">Updated Feb 22, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Caracas, Venezuela • Secretary of State John Kerry has markedly stepped up his criticism of Venezuela over its response to more than two weeks of anti-government demonstrations, as the protests continued to grow this weekend. “I am watching with increasing concern the situation in Venezuela,” Kerry said in a statement Friday night. “The government’s use of force and judicial intimidation against citizens and political figures, who are exercising a legitimate right to protest, is unacceptable and...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57585154@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Feb 2014 22:47:02 MDT Freed from prison, Ukraine’s former P.M. rallies protesters http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57585753-68/tymoshenko-yanukovych-saturday-ukraine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57585753-68/tymoshenko-yanukovych-saturday-ukraine.html.csp">Freed from prison, Ukraine’s former P.M. rallies protesters</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM HEINTZ </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and ANGELA CHARLTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-22T22:46:02.165-06:00">Updated Feb 22, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kiev, Ukraine • In a stunning reversal of fortune, Ukrainian opposition icon Yulia Tymoshenko left imprisonment Saturday and spoke to a massive, adoring crowd, while her arch-foe President Viktor Yanukovych decamped to eastern Ukraine and vowed he would remain in power. Protesters took control of the presidential administration building and thousands of curious and contemptuous Ukrainians roamed the suddenly open grounds of the lavish compound outside Kiev where Yanukovych was believed to live....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575857532014-02-22T22:46:02.165-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-22T22:46:02.165-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57585753@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Feb 2014 22:46:02 MDT Ukraine protester tweeted after being shot in neck http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57584793-68/zhukovska-hospital-neck-protesters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57584793-68/zhukovska-hospital-neck-protesters.html.csp">Ukraine protester tweeted after being shot in neck</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARIA DANILOVA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-22T17:52:02.197-06:00">Updated Feb 22, 2014 05:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kiev, Ukraine • “I am dying,” Olesya Zhukovska, a 21-year-old volunteer medic, wrote on Twitter, minutes after she got shot in the neck by a sniper’s bullet as deadly clashes broke out in the center of the Ukrainian capital between protesters and police. The tweet, accompanied by a photo of her clutching her bleeding neck and being led away under fire, went viral, as social media users around the world presumed she had died and shared their grief and anger. But Zhukovska survived. She has become...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57584793@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Feb 2014 17:52:02 MDT Ukraine protesters take Kiev; president says coup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57583639-200/president-ukraine-protesters-kiev.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57583639-200/president-ukraine-protesters-kiev.html.csp">Ukraine protesters take Kiev; president says coup</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARIA DANILOVA and YURAS KARMANAU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-22T12:24:41.576-06:00">Updated Feb 22, 2014 12:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">KIEV, Ukraine • Protesters took control of Ukraine’s capital Saturday, seizing the president’s office as parliament voted to remove him and hold new elections. President Viktor Yanukovych described the events as a coup and insisted he would not step down. After a tumultuous week that left scores dead and Ukraine’s political destiny in flux, fears mounted that the country could split in two — a Europe-leaning west and a Russian-leaning east and south. Parliament arranged the release of Yanukovych...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57583639@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Feb 2014 12:24:41 MDT Ukraine agreement reached, but the street resists http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57581754-200/yanukovych-deal-protesters-ukraine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57581754-200/yanukovych-deal-protesters-ukraine.html.csp">Ukraine agreement reached, but the street resists</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANGELA CHARLTON and JIM HEINTZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-21T20:07:47.472-06:00">Updated Feb 21, 2014 08:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">KIEV, Ukraine • Under heavy pressure from the West following a deadly day of clashes and sniper fire in the capital, President Viktor Yanukovych and opposition leaders struck a deal Friday aimed at bringing Ukraine’s three-month political crisis to an end. But radical protesters and some pro-Russian factions rejected it, leaving lingering doubts over whether peace could be restored. On a day of electrifying developments, the Ukrainian parliament also opened a path for Yulia Tymoshenko —Yanukovyc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57581754@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Feb 2014 20:07:47 MDT Deal struck between Ukraine opposition, president http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57579261-68/yanukovych-protesters-deal-ukraine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57579261-68/yanukovych-protesters-deal-ukraine.html.csp">Deal struck between Ukraine opposition, president</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANGELA CHARLTON </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and JIM HEINTZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-21T21:09:18.664-06:00">Updated Feb 21, 2014 09:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kiev, Ukraine • Under heavy pressure from the West following a deadly day of clashes and sniper fire in the capital, President Viktor Yanukovych and opposition leaders struck a deal Friday aimed at bringing Ukraine’s three-month political crisis to an end. But radical protesters and some pro-Russian factions rejected it, leaving lingering doubts over whether peace could be restored. On a day of electrifying developments, the Ukrainian parliament also opened a path for Yulia Tymoshenko —Yanukovyc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575792612014-02-21T21:09:18.664-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-21T21:09:18.664-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57579261@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Feb 2014 21:09:18 MDT Scores killed in deadly Ukraine day of protest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57575927-68/protesters-ukraine-thursday-yanukovych.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57575927-68/protesters-ukraine-thursday-yanukovych.html.csp">Scores killed in deadly Ukraine day of protest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YURAS KARMANAU </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and JIM HEINTZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-20T22:29:00.206-06:00">Updated Feb 20, 2014 10:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kiev, Ukraine • Protesters advanced on police lines in the heart of the Ukrainian capital on Thursday, prompting government snipers to shoot back and kill scores of people in the country’s deadliest day since the breakup of the Soviet Union a quarter-century ago. The European Union imposed sanctions on those deemed responsible for the violence, and three E.U. foreign ministers held a long day of talks in Kiev with both embattled President Viktor Yanukovych and leaders of the protests seeking hi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575759272014-02-20T22:29:00.206-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-20T22:29:00.206-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57575927@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:29:00 MDT Medic: 70 protesters killed, 500 wounded in Kiev http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57575317-200/protesters-kiev-thursday-ukraine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57575317-200/protesters-kiev-thursday-ukraine.html.csp">Medic: 70 protesters killed, 500 wounded in Kiev</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YURAS KARMANAU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-20T15:05:17.39-06:00">Updated Feb 20, 2014 03:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">KIEV, Ukraine • Protesters tossed firebombs and advanced upon police lines Thursday in Ukraine’s embattled capital. Government snipers shot back, killing at least 70 people and wounding hundreds of others, according to a protest doctor. Video footage on Ukrainian television showed shocking scenes Thursday of protesters being cut down by gunfire, lying on the pavement as comrades rushed to their aid. Trying to protect themselves with shields, teams of protesters carried bodies away on sheets of p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57575317@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Feb 2014 15:05:17 MDT Ukraine president, protest leaders announce a truce http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57570036-68/ukraine-yanukovych-kiev-protesters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57570036-68/ukraine-yanukovych-kiev-protesters.html.csp">Ukraine president, protest leaders announce a truce</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARIA DANILOVA </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and YURAS KARMANAU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-19T22:01:14.997-06:00">Updated Feb 19, 2014 10:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kiev, Ukraine • Ukraine’s embattled president and leaders of the protests that have been roiling the country agreed Wednesday on a truce to halt the violence that has killed 26 people and injured more than 425 others. A protest leader was quoted as saying the government pledged not to attack an opposition encampment in central Kiev while further negotiations unfold. President Viktor Yanukovych met with opposition leaders and the two sides agreed to halt the violence and to hold talks on ending ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575700362014-02-19T22:01:14.997-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-19T22:01:14.997-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57570036@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Feb 2014 22:01:14 MDT Ukraine’s capital erupts into violence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57564318-68/protesters-ukraine-police-government.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57564318-68/protesters-ukraine-police-government.html.csp">Ukraine’s capital erupts into violence</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARIA DANILOVA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-18T21:07:20.315-06:00">Updated Feb 18, 2014 09:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kiev, Ukraine • Amid cries of “Glory to Ukraine!” and with flaming tires lighting up the night sky, thousands of riot police armed with stun grenades and water cannons attacked the sprawling protest camp in the center of Kiev on Tuesday after a day of street battles that left 18 people dead and hundreds injured. The violence was the deadliest in nearly three months of anti-government protests that have paralyzed Ukraine’s capital in a struggle over the nation’s identity, and the worst in the co...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575643182014-02-18T21:07:20.315-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-18T21:07:20.315-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57564318@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Feb 2014 21:07:20 MDT Riot police move against Kiev protest camp; 6 officers, 7 civilians dead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57563416-68/protesters-ukraine-kiev-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57563416-68/protesters-ukraine-kiev-police.html.csp">Riot police move against Kiev protest camp; 6 officers, 7 civilians dead</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARIA DANILOVA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-18T16:10:01.989-06:00">Updated Feb 18, 2014 04:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kiev, Ukraine • Defiant protesters shouted “Glory to Ukraine” as burning tents lit up the night sky after thousands of riot police moved against the sprawling protest camp in the center of Kiev on Tuesday. The police, armed with stun grenades and water cannons, attacked the camp after at least 13 people — including six officers — died and hundreds were injured in street clashes. The violence was the deadliest in nearly three months of anti-government protests that have paralyzed Ukraine’s capita...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575634162014-02-18T16:10:01.989-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-18T16:10:01.989-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57563416@www.sltrib.com Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:10:01 MDT