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Girl power healing rifts on Independence Square in Kiev

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Whenever she can, Lyubov Galan tries to bridge the divide between anti-government protesters and security forces in Kiev, crossing the front line for a chat with young, sometimes frightened conscripts. 

An anti-government protester holds a picture of jailed former Ukrainian Prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko as she speaks with another protester in front of a graffiti depicting Ukrainian poet Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko in Kiev on February 11, 2014

The smiley 19-year-old brunette is part of the "female unit" of Independence Square in central Kiev where demonstrators have set up camp for over two months, barricading themselves in to pressure President Viktor Yanukovych into stepping down.

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