VOICES OF THE REVOLUTION: “I want to live in the country of Maidan”… (PHOTOS)

Voices of Ukraine

Svetlana Nahorna
February 8, 2014

Translated by Isis Wisdom
Source: https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=728147267195805&id=635416686497814&notif_t=like

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I want to live in the country of “Maidan,” where everyone feels part of one whole, a part of one country where there is no “east–west,” “Russian-speaking–Ukrainian-speaking,” where all Ukrainians stand, one for the other.

I want to live in the country of “Maidan,” where the doctor will give you free medical care, for whom all patients are equal, and who swore the Hippocratic oath with more than mere lip service. And who, after, goes to the kitchen in the House of Trade Unions and says: “I need 3 servings of soup. It’s for my patients(!).” And he does it just like that. He’s consciously aware.

I want to live in the country of “Maidan,” where I feel secure, where I am safe. It sounds absurd, but outside of the perimeter of Maidan, lately, I’m afraid even to wear…

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