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The Revolution On Granite: Ukraine’s ‘First Maidan’

It’s been 30 years since communist Ukraine was shaken by a coterie of students who went on hunger strike in the heart of Kyiv to demand greater sovereignty and democratic reforms. On the anniversary of the so-called Revolution On Granite, we take a look at this seminal protest event, which helped shape Ukrainian history and had an often-overlooked impact on future generations of civic activists. …read more

Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty


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