EuroMaidan Video: Part II

“With every additional day of our gruesome winter protests, we will make you love us more and more!” ~: EuroMaidan protester quoted on Facebook. Part II of my video series filmed in Kyiv in early December.

Dancing for their Dignity

Ever since the EuroMaidan protests erupted, my social-media world has been rocked by a hug wave of Ukrainianess. There are photos, cartoons, press clippings and academic essays. There are warnings, messages of support and others of indignation. There are pleas for help, rumors, official announcements, unofficial announcements and diplomatic statements. There is anger, disgust, shame…

Dear EU citizens

On November 30, 2013, our president Viktor Yanucovich turned into a new Ceausescu when he dispersed a peaceful rally, breaking 19-years-old students’ heads to blood. Those students were standing for support of collaboration between Ukraine and EU. Reading materials in your medias, having personal talks with some of you, listening to yours “why do you…

Singing for the signature

As thousands of Ukrainians descended on Maidan Square this weekend in support of Ukraine’s ‘European future’, the Ukrainian diaspora in Brussels gathered in Place Luxembourg to do their bit. Unsurprisingly, this involved singing, smiling and lots of blue and yellow. Sadly I missed the songs, but I catch some of the action :-) More on…