Posts Tagged ‘ Volodymyr Maralov ’

Europe’s Sado-Masochistic Approach to Ukraine or Desperate Measures of a Desparate Bandit

Jan 7th, 2014 | By

Vasyl Pawlowsky for Maidan Monitoring January 6, 2014 The line in the sand was drawn over a month ago when special Berkut forces decended upon peaceful protesters on Kyiv’s Independence Square, also know as Maidan Nezalezhnosti. In the last forty-eight hours the powers that be have upped the ante by employing tactics similar to the…

International Police Watchdog Under Siege in Ukraine Amid Unrest

Dec 25th, 2013 | By

KIEV, Ukraine December 25, 2013 (AP) By MARIA DANILOVA Associated Press Volodymyr Maralov knew he was taking risks by tackling suspected Ukrainian police corruption, but he didn’t expect to come close to death. Last week, the 27-year-old activist with the group Road Control said he was dragged out of his car and shot in the…