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Anti-government protesters carry Molotov cocktails in a shopping cart during clashes with riot police in Kiev's Independence Square.

Battles erupted on the streets of the Ukrainian capital on Thursday. Click here for the latest news from Kiev.

Protesters prepare Molotov cocktails during continued clashes with police in Independence square on Feb. 20.Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images
An anti-government protester aims a rifle during clashes with riot police in Independence Square in Kiev on Feb. 20.Maks Levin / Reuters