Denis Vejas

Protest Maidan, Anarchy in the UKR, 2014
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Euromaidan was a wave of demonstrations and civil unrest in Ukraine, which began on November 2013 with public protests in Independence Square in Kiev. The protests were sparked by the Ukrainian government's decision to suspend the signing of an association agreement with the European Union, instead choosing closer ties to Russia and the Eurasian Economic Union. The scope of the protests soon widened, with calls for the resignation of President Viktor Yanukovych and his government. The protests were fueled by the perception of "widespread government corruption", "abuse of power", and "violation of human rights in Ukraine".

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