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Latest update : 2014-01-24

Make or Break in Ukraine? Kiev Reels from Bloodshed

The dust has far from settled on Ukraine's worst 24 hours of violence since it broke off from the Soviet Union. After the fatal shooting of two protesters and the beating to death of a third, a snap session of parliament has been called with an eye to dissolving the government and repealing new hastily-crafted anti-riot laws. But the prime minister has ruled out a snap election, and is calling the pro-EU movement a coup attempt. What’s next for Ukraine?

Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges, Christopher Davis and Haxie Meyers-Belkin

By François PICARD

Our guests

Julian NUNDY

Freelance Journalist

Inna SHEVCHENKO

FEMEN Activist

Jacek SARYUSZ-WOLSKI

MEP, European People's Party (Christian Democrats)

Iryna SKLIAR

Expert at the European Center for a Modern Ukraine

Gulliver CRAGG

FRANCE 24 correspondent in Kiev

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