Flash! Kiev Conservatoire is on firemain
The building, on the edge of the Maidan, has caught fire during clashes between police and demonstrators.
The National Music Academy is named after Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and founded in 1913. Police and protesters have been hurling firebombs and stun grenades at each other.
UPDATE: Our correspondent adds: The building was evacuated and the fire extinguished. For the moment protesters use it as a hospital… Everything is changing every hour, you understand…