Ukraine

Cold War II

Print edition : March 21, 2014

An opposition demonstrator holds a Molotov cocktail during clashes with the police in Kiev on February 18. Photo: PIERO QUARANTA/AFP

Viktor Yanukovich, who was forced out of office and had to leave Kiev. Photo: ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP

Yulia Timoshenko. She hopes to return to the political centre stage. Photo: SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP

Members of the Interior Ministry in plainclothes who were detained by anti-government protesters during clashes being escorted out after they were granted freedom in central Kiev February 21. Photo: REUTERS

Opposition leader Vitali Klitschko with U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland in Kiev on February 6. Photo: Andrew Kravchenko/REUTERS

The threat of civil war and disintegration looms large over Ukraine, caught between the European Union and Russia.
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