PROJECT POSTCARDS FROM MAIDAN: Meet Anton Sokolov
Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine
Postcards from Maidan is an art initiative that helps facilitate the psychological rehabilitation and physical recovery of patients. Artists visit the wounded and use drawings as a storytelling mechanism of Maidan. The wounded are later presented with the drawings. This is the story of one Maidan protester. The artist, Mykyta Kaydan, is a photographer. This is story #9.
Beaten by “titushky” [hired thugs] in Kharkiv
“Some people came to Kyiv for leisure, some came for war. I left for war on February 18. I left work at 6:00 pm, saying that I was going to Maidan in Kyiv. So what? I’m a free person. Honestly when I saw all this, I got scared.
I want to become a patriot, to be a hero for Ukraine. To know, who goes [to protect] whom. I was told, “You could…
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