Ukrainian president meets with opposition in Kiev

Jan 25, 2014, 10:17 AM EST
KIEV, UKRAINE - JANUARY 25: Anti-government protesters burn tires during clashes with police on Hrushevskoho Street near Dynamo stadium on January 25, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine.
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Fresh talks come after the failure of earlier efforts to end the political standoff. According to the presidency, several leaders of parliamentary groups are present at the talks which come as protests continue across the Ukraine.
Background:

Ukrainian president Yanukovch meets opposition in Kiev [BBC]

 

Ukraine protesters urge Europe to use sanctions against Yanukovych [ZIK]

 

Ukraine shows the ‘color revolution’ model is dead [WaPo]