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Bloodlust: At least 75 killed in week of carnage

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Feb. 21, 2014, 3:36 a.m. | Ukraine — by Christopher J. Miller

Protesters catch fire as they run from a burning barricade during clashes with police on Feb. 20, 2014 in Kyiv.
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Christopher J. Miller

Christopher J. Miller is an American editor at the Kyiv Post. He is also a regular contributor to Mashable, and has written for GlobalPost, The Times, The Telegraph, The Independent and others. A former U.S. Peace Corps volunteer (Artemivsk, Donetsk Oblast, 2010-2012), he can be reached at millerjchristopher@gmail.com.

As police bullets and tear gas rained down on protesters at Independence Square just after dawn on Feb. 20, the bloody body of one of the first victims of the violence was laid out with a candle memorial near the western barricade on Khreshchatyk Street.

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