Ukraine protests – Newlyweds Mikhail and Margarita Nakonechniy kiss in front of barricades on Independence Square in a gesture of support for pro-Europe activists in Kiev, Ukraine, on Saturday, December 21. Protesters have poured into the streets of the Ukrainian capital, angered by their government's move away from the European Union in favor of closer ties with Russia.
Ukraine protests – Protesters fill Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, on Tuesday, December 17.
Ukraine protests – A girl wearing a traditional Ukrainian wreath attends an opposition rally in Independence Square on December 17.
Ukraine protests – A young girl stands next to police officers guarding the presidential offices in central Kiev on December 17.