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Ukraine's unrest erupted in November 2013 after President Viktor Yanukovych rejected an association agreement with the European Union in favour of closer ties with Moscow, and the turmoil has now become an all-out movement to oust him.

Opposition supporters march toward the parliament in Kiev, Ukraine on Thursday, Feb. 6.Emilio Morenatti / AP
An opposition supporter stands guard a barricade in a street near to Kiev's Independence Square, the epicenter of the country's current unrest, Ukraine on Friday, Feb. 7.Emilio Morenatti / AP