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Friday, 21 February 2014 - 7:35
Ukraine sanctions imposed amid Kiev clashes
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European Union foreign ministers have agreed to impose sanctions on Ukrainian officials "responsible for violence and excessive force".

In a statement, they said targeted sanctions including asset freezes and visa bans would be introduced "as a matter of urgency".

In the bloodiest day of clashes yet, at least 21 anti-government protesters died in Kiev yesterday.

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said the "prime responsibility" to get talks between the two sides under way lay with President Viktor Yanukovych.
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