Posts Tagged ‘ Kharkiv ’

Eyewitness To Kharkiv: Beaten By Putin’s Thugs (Guest Column, English And Russian)

Apr 12th, 2014 | By

The following is a guest column by Sergei Mel’nik, a resident of Kharkiv, Ukraine. It describes the April 9 demonstrations in Kharkiv, in which he was caught up. He posted this account on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=601916009898041&set=a.462923427130634.1073741827.100002389435271&type=1&theater I publish an English translation with his permission. For those who doubt the demonstrations are being infiltrated Russian agents, see…


“Titushky” failed to disrupt meeting of Kharkiv Euromaidan with Molotov cocktails

Jan 26th, 2014 | By

The attack took place from the Opera House, with about 20-30 “titushki” involved. They were armed with baseball bats, gas cylinders and, as it turned out, ” Molotov cocktails “.


What happened when Maidan Monitoring was under DDoS attacks

Jan 14th, 2014 | By

Kharkiv – As reported by the Executive Director of Maidan Monitoring, via social media, the Maidan Monitoring site has been under Distributed Denial of Service during the last 24-48 hours. As someone involved in currating the English language part of that site, I have not been able to successfully log on and given the events…


Euromaidan Democracy Movement in Kharkiv, Ukraine, Elects Delegates to National Forum to Be Held 11-12 January, 2014

Dec 31st, 2013 | By

Participants of the growing popular democracy movement in Ukraine called Euromaidan held a public town hall meeting in a square in downtown Kharkiv, Ukraine, on December 29th. Nearly a thousand people braved cold winter weather to gather to vote to elect delegates to a national Euromaidan meeting to be held in this eastern Ukrainian city on January 11-12, 2014, in a sign that the huge protests in Ukraine’s capital since November had their counterparts in other large cities throughout the country.


National Euromaidan Forum – International Observer Registration

Dec 30th, 2013 | By

Forum Observers Any person can apply to participate in the All-Ukraine Euromaidan Forum as an observer. Observers, including international observers, may propose topics or activities for working groups. Observers may address the Forum and participate in working group discussions. Observers may not participate in any elections or vote on any rules or resolutions of the Forum. All observer applications are…


National Euromaidan Forum to Be Held in Kharkiv in January

Dec 28th, 2013 | By

The following resolution was passed by the All-Ukraine Euromaidan Conference in Kyiv on 27 December 2013. Resolution 1. We resolve to hold the first All-Ukraine Euromaidan Forum on 11-12 January 2014 in Kharkiv. 2. We resolve to include the following issues on the Forum’s agenda: Action plan for establishing a responsible democracy in Ukraine Coordination…


Ukraine activists swap Lenin for Lennon

Dec 24th, 2013 | By

News from Elsewhere… …as found by BBC Monitoring Pro-EU protesters in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv want to change the name of one of their main streets from Lenin Avenue to Lennon Avenue. A poster “declaring” the name change was unveiled at the weekend during a rally in Ukraine’s second-largest city. It’s the work of…


Fourth Assault on #Euromaidan in #Kharkiv

Dec 24th, 2013 | By
Burnt car from inside

Because of a pattern of recent attacks on Euromaidan’s Kharkiv offices, Euromaidan coordinators suspect that the attackers had planned to destroy the car right in front of the Taras Shevchenko monument, where the arson would have intimidated many more citizens. However, the perpetrators did not foresee that the car would be towed to another location.


#Euromaidan Office in #Kharkiv Vandalized

Dec 20th, 2013 | By
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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.


Arson suspected in the destruction of a #Euromaidan minibus – Organizers start fundraiser

Dec 13th, 2013 | By
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The bus was transporting the equipment (generator, sound amplifiers, loudspeakers, etc.) and the warming clothes and insulation to be sent for protesters in Kyiv. It has no symbols of #Euromaidan visible.