Anti-government protesters have said a 21-year-old medical volunteer has been shot dead during violent clashes with police in Kiev.
Olesya Zhukovskaya's last post on social network site Vkontakte profile said: "I'm dying".
An opposition group claimed that she had died at the "hands of snipers".
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