Verses: Revolution

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University students Sergey, 19, and Victoria, 20, a young couple from the eastern Ukrainian oblast of Dnipropetrovsk, embrace on Independence Square before Sergey heads off to Hrushevsky Street, a short distance away, where a street battle raged for a 4th day between demonstrators and police forces in central Kyiv. January 22, 2014
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A demonstrator stands in front of burning vehicles during violent clashes with police in the center of Kyiv on Hrushevsky Street. The violence began after demonstrators marched toward parliament from Independence Square. They encountered police forces who blocked their path and the violence ensued from there. Hundreds were wounded in the violence and at least three demonstrators were killed over several days. January 19, 2014
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A young woman steps off a destroyed vehicle that was used to form a barricade between demonstrators and police forces during a lull in violent clashes on Hrushevsky Street in central Kyiv. January 21, 2014
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A wounded demonstrator receives aid during violent clashes with police forces in the center of Kyiv on Hrushevsky Street. The violence began after demonstrators marched towards parliament from Independence Square several days after draconian laws were passed by the ruling Party of Regions in parliament. They encountered police forces who blocked their path and the violence ensued from there. Hundreds were wounded in the violence over several days and several demonstrators were killed. January 19, 2014
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Oleksander Huch, 27, was severely wounded on February 20th when he was shot in the leg by a sniper while trying to assist a wounded demonstrator who had also been shot by security forces in central Kyiv. He prays along with a visiting priest in a Kyiv hospital as he waits to travel abroad for further treatment. February 26, 2014
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A barricade on Kyiv’s main boulevard Khreshchatyk protects Independence Square, which has been dubbed the Euro Maidan (Euro Square) by demonstrators. February 9, 2014
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Mourners grieve over the body of Mikhail Zhiznevsky, 25, at Saint Michael’s Golden-Domed Monastery in central Kyiv. Mr. Zhiznevsky was one of three demonstrators shot and killed during violent clashes with police forces on Hrushevsky Street in central Kyiv in January. January 26, 2014
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Demonstrators rest at a newly built barricade on Independence Square during street clashes between riot police and pro-EU and anti-government demonstrators in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv. Dozens were killed and hundreds were injured in clashes the previous day in the city center. February 19, 2014
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A man who gave his name as Grandfather Yuri, 69, brandishes a sword on Independence Square during street clashes between riot police and pro-EU and anti-government demonstrators in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv. Dozens were killed and hundreds were injured in clashes the previous day in the city center. February 19, 2014
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Mourners carry the body of a Ukrainian demonstrator through Independence Square in central Kyiv. The protestor was killed during violent clashes with police forces a day earlier on Institutska Street. Over 100 people were killed and thousands were wounded during clashes with police forces throughout the revolution that ousted former president Viktor Yanukovych and his corrupt inner circle. February 21, 2014