PROJECT POSTCARDS FROM MAIDAN: Meet Anton Sokolov

PROJECT POSTCARDS FROM MAIDAN: Meet Anton Sokolov

Voices of Ukraine

03.06.2014 Postcardsfrommaidan.org
Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine
Source: http://postcardsfrommaidan.org/post/78765088583/9 

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.

tumblr_inline_n2125oNWHR1sadrc3Anton Sokolov:

From Kharkiv.
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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