Riot police move slowly into burning Kiev protest camp

The tens of anti-government protesters in Kiev's Independence Square are on fire.
The tens of anti-government protesters in Kiev's Independence Square are on fire. Credit: APTN

Ukrainian riot police are moving slowly into Kiev's Independence Square from the northern end as anti-government protesters' tents burn, Reuters reports.

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