Saturday, November 23, 2013

Peacful protest against blocking EU treaty (source: Grassglobal)

3,000 people came to Maidan Nezalezhnosti in Kyiv on Friday, Nov 22, a second day of protests. The protests spread all over Ukraine including Lviv, Vinnytsya, Chernivtsi, Donetsk, Mykolayiv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Kharkiv and other cities.

The biggest rally took place in Lviv – about 10,000 came to support the European future of Ukraine. Lviv mayor Andriy Sadovyi called for the mobillisation of Lviv residents to express their support to European values.

In Mykolayiv, located in the south of Ukraine, police took action against protesters. Police officers removed tents set by protesters on the central square of Mykolayiv. Protesters spent a night outside.

Follow the news on protest through #євромайдан #euromaidan in social media. Also read the related post on Ukraine in The Economist


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