Eyewitness Account: Peaceful March Turned Bloody

Eyewitness account of what happened in the streets of Kyiv during a peaceful march on the governmental quarter on 18 February 2014.

Photo by TheTimes.co.uk

Photo by TheTimes.co.uk

Andrey Bondarenko

Andrey Bondarenko was on Maidan during the clashes with Berkut, titushki, and police on 18 February. Following is his account of the events, including Berkut’s use of weapons against peaceful protesters.

“I would like to post this information on Facebook to preserve it for future criminal proceedings against the regime. I am ready to repeat this account under oath in any court of law, including an international criminal court, and I state this information to be accurate under the penalty of perjury.

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