Violence in Ukraine Yanukovych Forces EU into Sanctions

The EU resisted the idea of imposing sanctions on Ukraine for a long time. With violence in Kiev intensifying, however, Brussels has little choice. But what can Europe really do?
An anti-government protester in Kiev at a barricade in the center of the city on Wednesday evening.

An anti-government protester in Kiev at a barricade in the center of the city on Wednesday evening.

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Photo Gallery: Street Battles in Kiev
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Photo Gallery: Street Battles in Kiev

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