Columbia International Affairs Online: Working Papers

CIAO DATE: 10/2014

Ukraine's Euromaidan: Questions from the (R)evolution


February 2014

NATO Defense College


The pictures of Kyiv on fire in early 2014 have attracted attention of the world's media, with Molotov cocktails, barricades and injured journalists making headlines. This is in sharp contrast to the previous two months, when hundreds of thousands of people were coming every Sunday to the main square - Maidan Nezalezhnosti - in peaceful protest.