22/01/2014 23:30 GMT | Updated 25/01/2014 21:01 GMT

Ukraine Protest Video Shows Demonstrators Throwing Molotov Cocktails At Armoured Police

As violent clashes continue to scar downtown Kiev, videos have started to emerge on YouTube showing the full horror of the exchanges between police and protesters.

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The protests, which began two months ago after a planned trade deal between Ukraine and European Union was abandoned in favour of a pivot back towards Russia, have gained in intensity, with this latest (unverified) clip showing demonstrators attacking police with Molotov cocktails before the armoured agents of the state retaliate.