Anti-government protests erupted this week in the Ukraine city of Kiev. Despite crisis talks including President Viktor Yanukovych, rioting still persists and has started to spread beyond the capital. —Leanne Burden Seidel (21 photos total)

Protesters burn tires as they clash with riot police during an anti-government protest in downtown Kiev, Ukraine, Jan. 22. At least two people died of gunshot wounds on January 22 during anti-government protests in Ukraine. (ROMAN PILIPEY/EPA)