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"Extremists are killing innocents on the streets of the capital, burning buildings and cars," a security services statement said. "Unless the disorder stops, we will have to restore order by all means envisaged by law."

... amid reports that riot police were firing smoke and stun grenades. Opposition sources also said police snipers were firing on demonstrators from rooftops.

Columns of riot police sought to banish crowds of protesters from ...

... The security services issued an ominous warning, ordering tens of thousands of protesters to get off the streets by Tuesday evening or face a crackdown.

The US ambassador, Geoffrey Pyatt, tweeted: "After weekend progress in Kiev, sorry to see renewed violence. Politics needs to happen in the Rada [parliament], not on the street."

... opposition leaders and protesters are seeking to unseat Yanukovych and force early presidential elections.

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http://www.theguardian.com/...

It seems that I've seen something like this before, about three years ago.

There are many similarities, but there are also many differences. Most importantly, to me, is that the MSM doesn't seem to have become immediately and unquestioningly enamored with the opposition.

And, I wonder how 'buyer's remorse' after so many bought into the Syrian opposition hook, line and sinker might be playing a role.

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