Satellite View: Kiev Streets Burn in Protest

This image taken on February 18, 2014 and released on February 19, 2014 by Skybox Imaging shows an aerial view of central Kiev, with "Maidan" dubbed Independence square (on the L) and smoke billowing from clashes between anti-government protestors and police (C, near the stadium). Ukraine's security service on February 19, 2014 announced a nationwide "anti-terrorist" operation in response to deadly anti-government protests. "The National Security Service and Ukrainian Anti-Terrorist Centre have taken the decision to conduct an anti-terrorist operation across the territory of Ukraine," security agency head Oleksandr Yakimenko said in a statement. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / SKYBOX IMAGING" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTSHO/AFP/Getty ImagesSkybox Imaging via AFP - Getty Images

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An aerial view of central Kiev shows Independence Square (seen on the left) as smoke billows from clashes between anti-government protestors and police.