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Ukraine Protests Spread Beyond Capital

The tense standoff between protesters and riot police continues in Kyiv as unrest spreads further throughout the country, especially in western Ukraine. (11 PHOTOS)

Burning tires are piled up on the motorway to block the international E40 highway in Novoyavorivsk.
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Burning tires are piled up on the motorway to block the international E40 highway in Novoyavorivsk.

Antigovernment protesters clash with riot police at the regional administration headquarters in the town of Vinnytsia, some 200 kilometers southwest of Kyiv.
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Antigovernment protesters clash with riot police at the regional administration headquarters in the town of Vinnytsia, some 200 kilometers southwest of Kyiv.

Antigovernment protesters at the regional administration headquarters in the town of Vinnytsia
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Antigovernment protesters at the regional administration headquarters in the town of Vinnytsia

Antigovernment protesters hold a rally near the regional administration headquarters in Vinnytsia.
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Antigovernment protesters hold a rally near the regional administration headquarters in Vinnytsia.

A protester warms himself near a fire at a barricade close to the regional administration building in Lviv.
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A protester warms himself near a fire at a barricade close to the regional administration building in Lviv.

A protester stands on a barricade in downtown Kyiv.
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A protester stands on a barricade in downtown Kyiv.

A protester protects himself from a fire as he sits on the roof of a burned-out bus in downtown Kyiv.
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A protester protects himself from a fire as he sits on the roof of a burned-out bus in downtown Kyiv.

Antigovernment protesters gather at a barricade at the site of earlier clashes with riot police in Kyiv.
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Antigovernment protesters gather at a barricade at the site of earlier clashes with riot police in Kyiv.

In the town of Chernivtsi in southwestern Ukraine, antigovernment protesters gather outside the regional administration headquarters, with police standing guard.
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In the town of Chernivtsi in southwestern Ukraine, antigovernment protesters gather outside the regional administration headquarters, with police standing guard.

Protesters enter Chernivtsi's regional administration headquarters.
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Protesters enter Chernivtsi's regional administration headquarters.

In the town of Ivano-Frankivsk, a police officer bows his head as he leaves the regional administration headquarters, which protesters attempted to take over.
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In the town of Ivano-Frankivsk, a police officer bows his head as he leaves the regional administration headquarters, which protesters attempted to take over.

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