Ukraine Protests

February 23, 2014 - 5:05 PM
Flowers cover the ground where protesters were killed in a recent clash with riot police in Kiev's Independence Square, the epicenter of the country's recent unrest, on a mourning day, Ukraine, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. A top Ukrainian opposition figure assumed presidential powers Sunday, plunging Ukraine into new uncertainty after a deadly political standoff — and boosting long-jailed Yulia Tymoshenko's chances at a return to power. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)