Violence in Kiev `completely outrageous`: White House

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 21:00

Kiev: The United States on Wednesday called the deadly violence on the streets of the Ukrainian capital "completely outrageous" and renewed its appeal to President Viktor Yanukovych to de-escalate the situation. 

Clashes in Kiev between police and anti-government protesters that have claimed 26 lives are "completely outrageous" and "have no place in the 21st century," Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes told reporters on Air Force One.

First Published: Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 21:00

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