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Kiev in flames as Obama warns of 'consequences'

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Thousands of helmeted protesters steeled themselves Wednesday for new clashes with riot police on Kiev's flame-engulfed main square after the deadliest night of violence in Ukraine's post-Soviet history. 

A protester hurls a molotov cocktail towards police from the barricades at Independence square in Kiev on February 19, 2014

US President Barack Obama warned starkly of "consequences" after apocalyptic scenes on Tuesday in which 26 officers and civilians died as battles broke out across central Kiev.

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