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Wedding couple atop Kiev barricades

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A newly-married couple has climbed to the top of a protest barricade in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, to celebrate their wedding.

Anti-government protesters have been occupying areas of Kiev for several weeks after the government’s rejection of a planned treaty with the EU.

The newly-married couple has climbed to the top of a protest barricade in Kiev to celebrate their wedding

The newly-married couple has climbed to the top of a protest barricade in Kiev to celebrate their wedding

The crisis escalated this week when two activists were shot dead during clashes near the main protest camp on Kiev’s Independence Square, known as Maidan.

The newly-married couple said they were taking to the barricades to show support for the opposition struggle.

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