Posts Tagged ‘ #euromaidan ’

Ukraine’s Revolution – Thoughts as of Dec 19

Dec 20th, 2013 | By

19 December 2013 at 21:24 It’s difficult to believe that only 1 month has passed since Mustafa Nayem first posted a call on Facebook for those who disagreed with the Yanukovych/Azarov government’s about-face on the EU Association Agreement, to gather on Independence Square to protest. Although after 12 years of calling Kyiv home, I’ve become…

#Euromaidan Office in #Kharkiv Vandalized

Dec 20th, 2013 | By

The office of #Euromaidan #Kharkiv at Rymarska Str., 18 was attacked on 4:04 am. The office was kindly provided at no charge to coordinators by the Kharkiv Prosvita organization.

From the Diary of Euan MacDonald – Entry for July 8, 2034

Dec 18th, 2013 | By

by Euan MacDonald Kiev, Little Russia, July 8, 2034 Dear Diary, What a day it promises to be tomorrow, our Great Leader’s birthday! I’m arranging the bunting for our building, and have bullied the neighbors into stitching together about a dozen huge national flags. There’s another special reason to be happy – the chocolate ration…

In Pictures: Ukraine’s resilient protesters

Dec 18th, 2013 | By

Despite police attempts to clear the rallies, demonstrators continue to push for EU integration. Radu Ciorniciuc Last updated: 13 Dec 2013 14:16 Ukrainian anti-government demonstrators are celebrating the third week of continuous protests supporting European integration. In recent days they have resisted repeated attempts by the authorities to reclaim the streets. Legions of riot police…

2+2=5: Ukraine`s Orwellian Mintru has the Following Truths to Tell U

Dec 16th, 2013 | By

Researched and compiled by Oskana Seredkina 1. In Europe everyone is gay, they will force us into same sex marriages, they wil take our children away from us and give the to gays for adoption. 2. Bulgaria has joined the EU, and life has become very difficult for them (other variation is also Latvia). 3.…

Revolution on Ice

Dec 15th, 2013 | By

Ukrainian protesters are living on the street, withstanding bitter, freezing cold. What is it like to live inside a sub-zero tent city? By Annabelle Chapman KIEV, Ukraine—The week began with this tweet from the possibly authentic Twitter account of Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovich: “Over next few days it will cool significantly. Dress warmer or spend…

Montreal against police brutality in Ukraine

Dec 3rd, 2013 | By

Montreal – On December 2, 2013 just two days after the brutal crackdown by Berkut special riot forces in Ukraine’s capital Kyiv, Montreal’s Ukrainian community gathered to both oppose this unwanton use of force against peaceful protestors, as well as to show solidarity for their brethren in Europe’s largest country. The attack came in the…

Why did Ukraine’s Yanukovych give in to Russian pressure on EU deal?

Dec 3rd, 2013 | By

Summary: Despite the desire held by many Ukrainians to be more aligned with the European Union, Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych was swayed by pressure from Russia’s Vladimir Putin to reject a free trade agreement. Judy Woodruff talks to Steven Pifer of the Brookings Institution about Yanukovych’s options for the current crisis. This interview aired on…