Screenshot from “the wintertime that changed us” by Babylon’13 and 1+1
90 days of protests in Ukraine’s capital that were only available in November 2013 as an opposition to then President Yanukovych’s refusal to signal the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement finished in a massacre of over 100 activists by federal federal government snipers, in addition to effective ousting of the corrupt kleptocratic regime. Dubbed “The Revolution of Dignity, ” the public uprising sent Yanukovych fleeing to Russia and also the establishment of a fresh, western-oriented government, and was followed closely by Russia’s covert intrusion of Crimea and Donbas.
As Ukraine’s fight for freedom, external and internal, is ongoing, remember the dedication, hopes, and ambitions which drove the Euromaidan protesters to withstand sniper fire and the assaults regarding the riot authorities supported by a kleptocratic and authoritarian regime, on the small area of freedom in the middle of Kyiv. Read more ›