Killed protester mourned in Kiev amid crisis

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Posted: Sunday, January 26, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 1:05 pm, Mon Mar 31, 2014.

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Thousands of Ukrainians chanted "Hero!" and sang the national anthem on Sunday, as a coffin carrying a protester who was killed in last week's clashes with police was carried through the streets of the capital, underscoring the rising tensions in the country's two-month political crisis.

Mikhail Zhiznevsky, 25, was one of three protesters who died in clashes Wednesday.

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