Ukraine revolt update thread

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The Ukrainian people are rising up against their government right now, I'll try to keep this thread up to date.

Videos

Livestreams
euromajdan - stream outside of a stadium in Kiev where most of the clashes are taking place.
espreso.tv - 24/7 live Ukrainian news, streams from different angles often.

English speaking reporter who answers questions/comments streaming from the ground.
Ukrainian speaking reporter streaming from the ground.

Panning camera - Independence Square (Maidan Nezalezhnosti), protesters have been here for around two months.
Stage camera - Independence Square stage view


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Where the protesters and police are clashing currently.

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Most recent map of occupied/assaulted administration buildings.

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Most recent map of occupied/assaulted administration buildings.

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11:26 EST | 16:26 GMT | 18:26 EET
KyivPost.com - Lethal "car stopper" bullets used against protesters during Hrushevskoho Street clashes (Article)
 

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Most recent map of occupied/assaulted administration buildings.

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13:42 EST | 18:42 GMT | 20:42 EET
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Mashable - Yesterday's talks with the president, it looks like it hasn't been resolved yet, will try to find updated article. (Article)
 

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Most recent map of occupied/assaulted administration buildings.

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LEGEND:

Red - Captured or have recognized Narodna Rada (revolutionary parliament)
Orange - Storm attempts or blockade
Yellow - Mass protests
Rings - Football ultras have declared their support
Sickle and hammer crossed over - Communist party or it's symbolic have been outlawed
 

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BBC - The latest on the talks with the president. They interpreted his offers as a sign of weakness and are going ahead with their campaign to unseat him. (Article)
 

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Most recent map of occupied/assaulted administration buildings. (word of their twitter being hacked where I got this from so I have no idea how legit it is.)

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Over night on January 28 on Instytutska police erected concrete barricades.

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The concrete barricades erected on Institutska street overnight are being dimantled. The workers doing the job do not tell who had hired them. The trucks do not have license plates.

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BBC - Ukraine Prime Minister Azarov resigns (Article)

Leaders of the opposition on the resignation of Mykola Azarov:

Arseniy Yatsenyuk: “There should be a decree issued by the President. Actually, I do not want to discuss this issue now”.
Meanwhile, Oleh Tyahnybok stated that the resignation of Mykola Azarov is the proof of the fact that the government wants to avoid the responsibility for the recent events in Ukraine.
Sources: tsn.ua, tvi.ua
 

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Video has some fairly graphic content


The violence seems to be escalating and the protests are definitely not dying down. Police now seem to be freely using live ammo on civilians, reports of snipers shooting people in the head and neck and also killing medics that come to help.

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