The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Today

Hi75° Chance Showers

Tonight

Lo54° Slight Chance T-storms then Partly Cloudy

Friday

Hi82° Mostly Sunny

Friday Night

Lo57° Mostly Clear

Saturday

Hi86° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo58° Mostly Clear

Sunday

Hi77° Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo51° Mostly Clear

Monday

Hi76° Sunny

Monday Night

Lo52° Mostly Clear

Ukraine violence costs still more lives

Send to Kindle
Print This

KIEV, Ukraine — Fearing that a call for a truce was a ruse, protesters tossed firebombs and advanced upon police lines today in Ukraine’s embattled capital. Government snipers shot back and the almost-medieval melee that ensued left at least 33 people dead.

Video footage on Ukrainian television showed shocking scenes today of protesters being cut down by gunfire, lying on the pavement as comrades rushed to their aid. Trying to protect themselves with shields, teams of protesters carried bodies away on sheets of plastic or on planks of wood.

View my options or Sign in