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Kiev In Flames As Obama Warns Of 'Consequences'

Obama said he held President Viktor Yanukovych's pro-Russian government responsible for ensuring that Ukrainians could protest "without fear of repression".
Kiev In Flames As Obama Warns Of 'Consequences'

Via AFP:

Ukraine's embattled leader announced a "truce" with the opposition as he prepared to get grilled by visiting EU diplomats Thursday over clashes that killed 26 and left the government facing diplomatic isolation.

US President Barack Obama warned starkly of "consequences" after apocalyptic scenes on Tuesday saw violent pitch battles that left parts of Kiev's historic city centre engulfed in flames.

Obama said he held President Viktor Yanukovych's pro-Russian government responsible for ensuring that Ukrainians could protest "without fear of repression".

Yanukovych responded to the mount...

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