Women on the Frontline in Kiev, via The Telegraph
01. Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych said anti-government protesters had “crossed the limits” by taking to the streets to try to oust him from power, as the number of dead rose to 25. Here, women prepare Molotov cocktails for the anti-government demonstrators.
02. In an address to the nation on Wednesday after the bloodiest day since demonstrations broke out in November, Mr Yanokovich blamed opposition leaders for the latest violent protests, urging them it was “not too late to stop the conflict”. Here, women form a chain to pass rocks towards the frontline.
03. Dressed in the Ukrainian national costume, a lady walks past a line of Interior Ministry members in Kiev just before the violence resumed.
04. A brief consultation before adding another tyre to the flaming barricade.
05. Medics treat the wounded protestors inside the Mikhailovsky Zlatoverkhy Cathedral in central Kiev.
06. Anti-government protestors take part in a protest rally in front of the Prosecutor General building on February 14.
07. As the ongoing battle rages behind her, a woman pauses to arrange the flowers on a makeshift memorial to the fallen.
08. A lady prays in front of a line of Ukrainian riot police just before the violence erupted again.
More photographs can be found here: Women on the Frontline in Kiev.
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