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Police, Protesters Wage 'War' In Deadly Kiev Clashes

Ukraine's health ministry said 25 people had died in the clashes since Tuesday morning and another 241 were in hospital.
Police, Protesters Wage 'War' In Deadly Kiev Clashes
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Via AFP:

US President Barack Obama called on Ukraine's government on Wednesday to avoid resorting to violence to deal with peaceful protesters, warning of "consequences if people step over the line."

Obama made his remarks during a visit to Mexico as the European Union scheduled urgent talks to mull sanctions in the wake of clashes between police and anti-government protesters in Kiev that left at least 26 people dead.

The White House also warned that it was considering possible sanctions against those behind the unrest.

"We hold the Ukrainian government primarily responsible for making sure ...

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