Discuss as:

Fighting with fire: Clashes resume in Ukraine

Vasily Fedosenko / Reuters

An anti-government protester (above) throws a Molotov cocktail towards riot police at the site of clashes in Kiev on Saturday. Demonstrators took to the streets on Nov. 21 after Ukraine shunned ties with the European Union in favor of a bond bailout from Russia. The protests had been largely peaceful, but flared into violence after the country rushed through a new law effectively banning peaceful demonstrations.

Valentyn Ogirenko / Reuters

Anti-government protesters gather at a barricade at the site of clashes with riot police in Kiev early Saturday.

Sergey Dolzhenko / EPA

Ukrainian riot police officers stand in line in downtown Kiev on Saturday.

Previously on PhotoBlog: