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Ukraine Government announces peace deal to end clashes

Activists extinguish a tree which caught fire 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)

Activists extinguish a tree which caught fire 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)

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  • Ukrainians living in the Czech Republic pay respects to victims of the violence in Ukraine, at Prague's Wenceslas Square, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. (AP Photo,CTK/Michal Krumphanzl)   SLOVAKIA OUT
  • A fire burns on a barricade at Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. Ukraine's presidency said Friday that it has negotiated a deal intended to end battles between police and protesters that have killed scores and injured hundreds, but European mediators involved in the talks wouldn't confirm a breakthrough. (AP Photo/ Marko Drobnjakovic)
  • Anti-government protesters shout 'Glory to the Ukraine' as they man a barricade at Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. Ukraine's presidency said Friday that it has negotiated a deal intended to end battles between police and protesters that have killed scores and injured hundreds, but European mediators involved in the talks wouldn't confirm a breakthrough. (AP Photo/ Marko Drobnjakovic)
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, chairs a Security Council meeting in the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. The meeting focused on the situation in Ukraine. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service)
  • An activist holds a shield with a bullet hole, covered with the blood of his comrade killed in clashes with police, in Kiev's 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 bodies laid out on the edge of the protest encampment.  (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
  • Anti-government protesters gather in Independence square in central Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014.  European officials say Ukrainian protesters have agreed to a deal with Ukraine's president on defusing a deadly political crisis. Earlier Friday President Viktor Yanukovych announced early elections and promised to invite the opposition into the government. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
  • Priests standing on top of a bus holding captured policemen, ask protesters to release the group held on Thursday during clashes between opposition and government forces in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. The policemen were eventually set free. Ukraine's presidency said Friday that it has negotiated an international deal intended to end battles between police and protesters that have killed scores and injured hundreds. It was unclear whether the deal would appease protesters, and shots rang out Friday morning in central Kiev. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)
  • Activists evacuate a protester killed during clashes with police in Kiev's 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 bodies laid out on the edge of the protest encampment.  (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
  • An anti-government protester gets a blessing from a priest at Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. Ukraine's presidency said Friday that it has negotiated a deal intended to end battles between police and protesters that have killed scores and injured hundreds, but European mediators involved in the talks wouldn't confirm a breakthrough. (AP Photo/ Marko Drobnjakovic)
  • Anti-government protesters reinforce 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 has his portrait drawn at a barricade in central Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014.  European officials say Ukrainian protesters have agreed to a deal with Ukraine's president on defusing a deadly political crisis. Earlier Friday President Viktor Yanukovych announced early elections and promised to invite the opposition into the government. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
  • Activists extinguish a tree which caught fire 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 anti-government protester moves past burning car tires as he carries flowers to be laid at the spot where some of his comrades were killed the previous day, at a barricade in central Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014.  European officials say Ukrainian protesters have agreed to a deal with Ukraine's president on defusing a deadly political crisis. Earlier Friday President Viktor Yanukovych announced early elections and promised to invite the opposition into the government.(AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
  • Anti-government protesters man a barricade in central Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014.  European officials say Ukrainian protesters have agreed to a deal with Ukraine's president on defusing a deadly political crisis. Earlier Friday President Viktor Yanukovych announced early elections and promised to invite the opposition into the government. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
  • An anti-government protester moves past burning car tires as he carries flowers to be laid at the spot where some of his comrades were killed the previous day, at a barricade in central Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014.  European officials say Ukrainian protesters have agreed to a deal with Ukraine's president on defusing a deadly political crisis. Earlier Friday President Viktor Yanukovych announced early elections and promised to invite the opposition into the government. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
  • A barricade is manned by anti-government protesters 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)
  • Anti-government protesters keep themselves warm at the Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. Ukraine's presidency said Friday that it has negotiated a deal intended to end battles between police and protesters that have killed scores and injured hundreds, but European mediators involved in the talks wouldn't confirm a breakthrough. (AP Photo/ Marko Drobnjakovic)
  • People gather at the Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. Ukraine's presidency said Friday that it has negotiated a deal intended to end battles between police and protesters that have killed scores and injured hundreds, but European mediators involved in the talks wouldn't confirm a breakthrough. (AP Photo/ Marko Drobnjakovic)
  • Anti-government protesters man a barricade at the Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. Ukraine's presidency said Friday that it has negotiated a deal intended to end battles between police and protesters that have killed scores and injured hundreds, but European mediators involved in the talks wouldn't confirm a breakthrough. (AP Photo/ Marko Drobnjakovic)
  • People pay respects to victims of the violence in Ukraine, at Prague's Wenceslas Square, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. (AP Photo,CTK/Michal Krumphanzl) SLOVAKIA OUT

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