An anti-government protester throws a tire during clashes with riot police at the Independence Square in KievBy Richard Balmforth and Marcin Goettig KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian protesters poured on to a relevant Kiev square on Wednesday, getting ready to confront police anew after the bloodiest day for the reason that former Soviet republic, caught in a geopolitical struggle between Russia and the West, received its independence. After hours of clashes, police had gained floor in a single day in Independence Sq., heart of three months of protests towards President Viktor Yanukovich, and had been occupying about a 0.33 of the square at 8 a.m. (0600 GMT) on Wednesday. The Well being Ministry, updating the casualty toll, said 25 folks had been killed in the preventing in the capital, of which 9 were law enforcement officials. Police, safe with the aid of a barrier of shields, were destroying protesters' tents and anti-executive posters on the japanese facet of the square.