- Posted February 19, 2014 by
Trade Union Building, Kiev, Ukraine
This iReport is part of an assignment:
Protesters, police continue standoff in Kiev
- Verybecoming, CNN iReport producer
Black smoked rose from Kiev throughout the day on Wednesday as protesters and riot police held their positions following a night of violent clashes.
Protesters broke up bricks that lined the streets to use as projectiles in ancitipation of more violence.
Smoke still billowed from the Trade Union building, which had been set ablaze the night before.
Music played from the stage and oppositoin leaders including Svoboda Party leader Oleh Tyahnybok railed against the government.
Police throughout the city searched cars while reports continued of roving bands of thugs known as Titushki.