Ukraine protest

4 Things To Know About What’s Happening In Ukraine

Ukraine protest

Ukraine protests

Ukraine’s capital, Kiev, is being called a war zone a day after clashes between anti-government protesters and police left more than two-dozen people dead.

Wednesday the president said he was starting negotiations with opposition leaders, though details of a deal have not been announced.

NPR created this short primer on the events and the major players involved in the current confrontation.

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