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Shaky peace reigns after Ukraine rocked by protest

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An activist carries a tire at the burning barricades close to Independence Square, the epicenter of the country’s current unrest, in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Fierce clashes between police and protesters in Ukraine’s capital have shattered the brief truce Thursday and an Associated Press reporter has seen dozens bodies laid out on the edge of the protest encampment. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

An activist carries a tire at the burning barricades close to Independence Square, the epicenter of the country’s current unrest, in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Fierce clashes between police and protesters in Ukraine’s capital have shattered the brief truce Thursday and an Associated Press reporter has seen dozens bodies laid out on the edge of the protest encampment. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

View on Independence Square, the epicenter of the country’s current unrest, Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Fierce clashes between police and protesters in Ukraine’s capital have shattered the brief truce Thursday and an Associated Press reporter has seen dozens of bodies laid out on the edge of the protest encampment. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

Anti-government protesters carry a catapult, used for hurling petrol bombs, at a barricade in central Kiev, Ukraine, late Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Protesters advanced on police lines in the heart of the Ukrainian capital on Thursday, prompting government snipers to shoot back and kill scores of people in the country’s deadliest day since the breakup of the Soviet Union a quarter-century ago. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

An anti-government protester takes a rest at a barricade at Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Protesters advanced on police lines in the heart of the Ukrainian capital on Thursday, prompting government snipers to shoot back and kill scores of people in the country’s deadliest day since the breakup of the Soviet Union a quarter-century ago. (AP Photo/ Marko Drobnjakovic)

Activists burn tyres at barricades close to Independence Square, the epicenter of the country’s current unrest, in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, as, according to the protesters, the resulting heavy black smoke does not allow riot police snipers to aim easily at protesters. Fierce clashes between police and protesters in Ukraine’s capital have shattered the brief truce Thursday and an Associated Press reporter has seen dozens of bodies laid out on the edge of the protest encampment. (AP Photo / Efrem Lukatsky)

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