Riots in Downtown Kyiv TODAY, Feb. 18 – Night Events, 22:40 to 23:30


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RIOTS IN DOWNTOWN KYIV – ongoing updates. Earlier today, large groups of Maidan activists walked in a procession to the Verkhovna Rada [Parliament], demanding reinstatement of the 2004 version of the Ukrainian Constitution. The…

The “Food Riots” Will Be Worse Than EuroMaidan Could Ever Get

Voices of Ukraine

Stanislav Rechinskiy
11.02.2014 UAINFO

Translated by Elena Tsymbalyuk
Edited by Maria Stanislav



Viche Number 10. Constitutional reform. Technocratic government. “And meanwhile, in the dusky caves, the curly-headed chthonic bull gnawed on men’s bones and ate them whole, and the air was thick with heavy menace.” – V. Khlebnikov. For many people, the Maidan is the only safehouse in the country. For many people, this tiny patch of land – without corrupt prosecutors and judges, without lawless police – is the only Ukraine fit for living.

They won’t leave, not anymore. Maybe Viche Number 11 can simply expand the Maidan, as far as the borders of Kyiv? Chase the riot police and interior forces out of the city, put up the roadblocks? Maybe then the constitutional reform will come sooner, and the rest of the problems will be solved faster? Maybe then we’ll have a safe city – the only…

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