Yanukovych was widely disliked in Ukraine's west but had some support in the east, where his native Russian is much more spoken, and in the south.
The rallies were initially peaceful but became violent in January 2014 after Parliament, dominated by Yanukovych's supporters, passed laws intended to repress the protests.
A period of relative calm in the anti-government demonstrations in Kiev ended abruptly on 18 February 2014, when protesters and police clashed.
At least 82 people were killed over the next few days, including 13 policemen; more than 1,100 people were injured.
This mammoth bone structure could be described as the basement of a wooden cover or as a wind-screen.
The inner presence of fifteen hearths, lithic artifacts and waste of mammal butchery and cooking is characteristic of a domestic area, which was probably the centre of a residential camp recurrently settled.
It promised constitutional changes to restore certain powers to Parliament and called for early elections to be held by December.
Considering Neanderthal subsistence, the use of mammoth resources has been particularly discussed.
Apart from procurement for food, the use of mammoth bones as building material has been proposed.
The anatomical preservation, the age and sex features and the taphonomic data indicate several modalities of mammoth acquisition by hunting, scavenging and collecting.
Based on anthropogenic marks, mammoth meat has been eaten.