Three Fears Which Came True During Euromaidan

Image: Euromaidan poster. Illustration for Anna Lachykhina's "Three Fears Which Came True During Euromaidan."
Euromaidan poster. Source:

Anna Lachykhina
National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”
Faculty of Social Sciences and Social Technologies,
Master Program of Political Science (1st year)
from Simferopol, Crimea

Being born in an independent country, living in peace in the civilized world of 21st century, I have never thought of bombs, weapons, and battle causalities or even deaths as something more realistic than historical facts from textbooks. Euromaidan started as a peaceful demonstration and turned out into a hostile confrontation between the Ukrainian riot police and activists. At this point awful scenes from the history became the heartbreaking reality where my three militaristic fears came true. Read more

Statement from Volodymyr Vasylenko on Crimea

Statement from Head of the Public Commission for the Investigation and Prevention of Human Rights Violations in Ukraine Volodymyr Vasylenko on Crimea


povidomytyTo the Guarantor Countries, Signatories of the Budapest Memorandum,
Permanent Members of the United Nations Security Council

The Command of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation has issued an ultimatum to units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the Crimea.
It specifies that they are to surrender by 5:00 a.m. local time on 4 March 2014.
If this is not done, a warning has been given that these units will be stormed, with the use of all types of weapons.
Armed forces of the Russian Federation are also concentrated along the eastern borders of Ukraine, which means that an attack from the east is being prepared. Read more