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    Ukraine Today: Fourth official death among protesters, Yanukovych offers job to opposition, storming of Ukrainian house

    Ukraine passed through another tough day which began with sad news. Forty-five year old Roman Senik, who was seriously injured 22 January during Hrushevskogo Street clashes, died in Kyiv hospital. «Doctors were fighting for his life but the injuries were too severe. He was wounded in the lungs, underwent three operations, his arm was amputated», MP Iryna Seh said. Mr Senik became the fourth official victim from the beginning of confrontations in Kyiv.

    Day continued with third round of consultations between Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych and Ukrainian opposition. Yanukovych has offered the post of prime minister to Arseniy Yatsenyuk. He also offered former boxer Vitaliy Klitschko the position of deputy PM. In response, the opposition leaders did not accepted the offer and continued to press for further concessions, including early elections, change of Constitution and the repeal of an anti-protest law.

    There was a place for provocations. First interior minister Vitaliy Zakharchenko blamed protesters for assault and capture of policemen inside local administration in Kyiv and then has reported on succesful release of «mythical» policemen, which has not been seen on Euromaidan. Later in the evening protesters received an information that internal troops barricated in Ukrainian house. The storm began. Activists decided to create a coridor and release injured internal troops. At the time of writing this article, siege of administrative building continues.
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