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This research project consists of a series of visual journalism
reports about the situation in Ukraine from November 2013 to
May 2014. Primarily it is for people who already have an interest
in the ongoing crisis and/or those who want to fnd out more.
The aim is to explore diferent dogmas surrounding the recent
events through graphic design. It is an attempt to understand why
propaganda still fnds its way into collective consciousness when
information is readily available online.
Timothy Snyder, in his essay titled Ukraine: The Haze of
Propaganda, talks about how the western media was unable to
provide accurate facts about the crisis in Ukraine, lazily
repeating the Russian media. Therefore this book investigates
how the two present reality of what is happening.
The protests started in November 2013, after an association deal
broke between Ukraine and the EU. Ukrainian opposition leaders
spurred people to gather in Maidan Square in Kiev, which later
became known as Euromaidan. By this time, Ukraine has been
exhausted by corruption and the protesters wanted Yanukovych
to resign. After several months of violent struggle, he escaped to
Russia. This has prompted Russias president, Vladimir Putin, to
intervene and try and stop the pogrom of Russians in Ukraine,
as reported on Russia 1. Crimea has joined Russia and
the situation in Ukraine remains unstable, with pro-Russian
protesters seizing control of eastern regions.
To make the best use of this book, it is recommended to look up the
articles and videos listed for each page in order to fully understand
the content. For people who know little about the events in Ukraine,
the references can be used as a starting point for their own research.
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Timothy Snyder, http://www.nybooks.com Ukraine: The Haze of
Propaganda, 1/03/2014.
BBC News, http://www.bbc.co.uk Ukraine crisis
timeline, 8/05/2013.
Dmitriy Kiselev, Russia 1, http://www.youtube.com
09 02 2014
Dmitry Kiselev February 9, 2014 NEWS WEEK troll
Pindos Ukrainians and rain, 9/02/2014.
Gediminas Kirkilas, http://www.delf.lt G. Kirkilas. Kuo skiriasi
dabartin Vyriausyb nuo prie tai buvusios? / G. Kirkilas. How
does the current government difer from the previous
one?, 23/04/2014.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen, http://www.nato.int Standing up for
Freedom and Security, 15/05/2014.
EuroMaidan PR, http://www.youtube.com Russia can easily turn
the US into ashes, the fnal program News of the Week on Russian
TV, 16/03/2014.
Joseph Cox, http://motherboard.vice.com The Ukraine-Russia
Cyberwar Has Already Begun, 3/03/2014.
Joschka Fischer, http://www.project-syndicate.org Putins
Reality Check for Europe, 24/03/2014.
Igor Sutyagin & Michael Clarke, Royal United Services Institute
http://www.rusi.org Ukraine Military Dispositions: The Military
Ticks Up while the Clock Ticks Down, 04/2014.
Shlomo Ben-Ami, http://www.project-syndicate.org History
Strikes Back, 1/04/2014.
David M. Herszenhorn, http://www.nytimes.com Xenophobic
Chill Descends on Moscow, 12/04/2014.
Adrian Karatnycky, http://www.foreignafairs.com Ukraines
Orange Revolution, 03/2005.
Mitchell A. Orenstein, http://www.project-syndicate.org From
Neoliberalism to No Liberalism?, 3/12/2008.
Russia Today, http://rt.com National Russian card payment
system established, 5/05/2014.
Timothy Snider, http://www.theguardian.com Russias
propaganda war is a danger for Ukraines Jews, 27/04/2014.
Robert Perry, http://consortiumnews.com Why Neocons Seek to
Destabilize Russia, 27/04/2014.
Wikileaks, https://wikileaks.org NYET MEANS NYET: RUSSIAS
NATO ENLARGEMENT REDLINES, 1/02/2008.
Alastair MacDonald, http://www.reuters.com Putin aide warns
U.S. on Ukraine, says Russia could act, 6/02/2014.
John Pilger, http://www.theguardian.com In Ukraine, the US is
dragging us towards war with Russia, 13/05/2014.
Dmitry Kiselev, http://www.theguardian.com Russia and the
west are trading places on freedom of speech, 10/04/2014.
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BBC News, http://www.bbc.co.uk Ukraine creates National Guard
ahead of Crimea vote, 13/03/2014.
Kyiv Post, https://www.kyivpost.com People ask minister of
defence to act, 22/03/2014.
Haroon Siddique in London and Tom McCarthy and Alan Yuhas in
New York, http://www.theguardian.com Ukraine crisis: facts on
the ground are deeply troubling, Obama says, 3/03/2014.
BNS, http://www.delf.lt Kryme balsuoti referendume dl
prisijungimo prie Rusijos mons veriami net gatvje /
People are even being forced to vote in the streets
in Crimea, 16/03/2014.
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BBC News, http://www.bbc.co.uk Ukraine crisis: Russian
soldiers seize Crimea hospital, 10/03/2014.
Dmitriy Kiselev, Russia 1, http://www.youtube.com
09 02 2014
Dmitry Kiselev February 9, 2014 NEWS WEEK troll
Pindos Ukrainians and rain, 9/02/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Crimea says provocations on the
rise ahead of referendum, 11/03/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Putin: Deploying military force is
last resort, but we reserve right, 5/03/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Visa bans, asset freezes are next:
Europe announces three step sanctions against
Russia, 6/03/2014.
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BNS, http://www.delf.lt Ukrainos kariai jau paleido vius /
Ukrainian soldiers started shooting already, 19/03/2014.
BBC News, http://www.bbc.co.uk Ukraine crisis: Russia begins
new military exercises, 13/03/2014.
Managing Editor, http://www.lithuaniatribune.com Slogans
outside Russian Embassy in Vilnius: Kill Your Inner
Putin, 3/03/2014.
BBC News, http://www.bbc.co.uk Crimea crisis: Pro-Russians
seize Ukrainian naval bases, 19/03/2014.
Channel4 News, http://www.channel4.com Crimea river:
sanctions threaten Timberlake and Miley gigs, 3/04/2014.
BNS, http://www.balsas.lt Karo rizika tarp Ukrainos ir Rusijos
didja, Krymas ragina kovoti/ The risk of war between Ukraine
and Russia is increasing, Crimea urges to fght, 23/03/2014.
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Dmitriy Kiselev, Russia 1, http://www.youtube.com
09 02 2014
Dmitry Kiselev February 9, 2014 NEWS WEEK troll
Pindos Ukrainians and rain, 9/02/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Putin: Deploying military force is last
resort, but we reserve right, 5/03/2014.
Neil Clark, http://rt.com Crimea another artifcially created
crisis, 14/03/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com 5 referendums that the West has not
taken issue with, 14/03/2014.
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The Daily Currant, http://dailycurrant.com Ukraine Deploys Gay
Men to Scare Of Russians, 7/03/2014.
J. Lester Feder, http://www.buzzfeed.com The Russian Plot To Take
Back Eastern Europe At The Expense Of Gay Rights, 9/11/2014.
Spectrum Human Rights, http://spectrumhr.org Putins Neo Nazi
Terrorize a South African Student and Ukrainian Teens, 5/11/2014.
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Dmitriy Kiselev, Russia 1 http://www.youtube.com

8.12.2013/ Dmitriy Kiselev about getting rid of EuroMaidan and
Vitaliy Klitchko, 8/12/2013.
Dmitriy Kiselev, Russia 1, http://www.youtube.com
09 02 2014
/ Dmitry Kiselev February 9, 2014 NEWS WEEK troll
Pindos Ukrainians and rain, 9/02/2014.
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Nick Cohen, http://www.theguardian.com Why London turns a
blind eye to Russias adventurism, 15/03/2014.
BBC News, http://www.bbc.co.uk Sanctions: What could be the
next move?, 21/03/2014.
BBC News, http://www.bbc.co.uk Ukraine: Army raises $1m via
text appeal for funds, 18/03/2014.
Vladyslav Golovin, http://www.kyivpost.com Does Ukraine owe
anything to an aggressor?, 25/03/2014.
The Associated Press, Kiev, http://english.alarabiya.net West to
help Ukraine with $18 billion bailout, 27/03/2014.
Michell Orenstein, http://www.project-syndicate.org Will the IMF
Lose Ukraine?, 11/03/2014.
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Dmitriy Kiselev, Russia 1 http://www.youtube.com

8.12.2013/ Dmitriy Kiselev about getting rid of EuroMaidan and
Vitaliy Klitchko, 8/12/2013.
Dmitriy Kiselev, Russia 1, http://www.youtube.com
09 02 2014
Dmitry Kiselev February 9, 2014 NEWS WEEK troll
Pindos Ukrainians and rain, 9/02/2014.
John Pilger, http://www.theguardian.com In Ukraine, the US is
dragging us towards war with Russia, 13/05/2014.
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Anders Aslund, http://www.kyivpost.com Yanukovych opts for
robber capitalism, 22/11/2013.
Oliver Bullough, http://www.bbc.co.uk Vladimir Putin: The
rebuilding of Soviet Russia, 28/03/2014.
ITN, http://www.theguardian.com Fuck the EU: US diplomat
Victoria Nulands phone-call leaked - video, 7/02/2014.
Kostyantyn Chernichkin, http://www.kyivpost.com Ukraine
authorities present fndings of investigation into February
shootings in Kyiv, 3/04/2014.
Paul Joseph Watson, http://www.infowars.com Leaked Phone
Call: Kiev Snipers Hired by US-Backed Opposition, 5/03/2014.
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Dmitriy Kiselev, Russia 1 http://www.youtube.com

8.12.2013/ Dmitriy Kiselev about getting rid of EuroMaidan and
Vitaliy Klitchko, 8/12/2013.
Dmitriy Kiselev, Russia 1, http://www.youtube.com
09 02 2014
Dmitry Kiselev February 9, 2014 NEWS WEEK troll
Pindos Ukrainians and rain, 9/02/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Estonian Foreign Ministry confrms
authenticity of leaked call on Kiev snipers, 7/03/2014.
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Alec Luhn in Donetsk, Oksana Grytsenko in Luhansk and agencies,
http://www.theguardian.com Ukraine fails to break stalemate with
pro-Russian protesters in east, 11/04/2014.
Gordon, http://gordonua.com MFA Brytanyy: Separatism in the
East of Ukraine is Kremlins Strategy, 8/04/2014.
Delf, http://www.delf.lt Rusijos pareignas: V. Putinas gali
pasitelkti kariuomen visoje Ukrainoje/ Russian ofcer: Putin can
use military force in the whole of Ukraine, 8/04/2014.
Delf, http://www.delf.lt Pasirod milicijos turmo Kramatorske
vaizdo raas / A video appeared showing militia storming in
Kramatorsk, 13/04/2014.
Leezel Tanglao, https://news.vice.com Unrest Spreads as Ukraine
Cracks Down on Russian Acts of Aggression, 13/04/2014.
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Russia Today, http://rt.com Confrmed: Right Sector nationalists
behind deadly shooting in Kharkov, 15/03/2014.
Dmitriy Kiselev, Russia 1, http://www.youtube.com
09 02 2014
Dmitry Kiselev February 9, 2014 NEWS WEEK troll
Pindos Ukrainians and rain, 9/02/2014.
Russia Today, Video: Ukrainian fghter jets fying over Kramatorsk
as army starts military op 15/04/2014 [https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=NximnnKKm8U&feature=youtu.be].
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BNS, http://www.delf.lt Ukraina: kruvini susirmimai ir
Charkove / Ukraine: bloody clashes also in Kharkov 13/04/2014.
Euromaidan PR, Journalist Grabbed By The Throat In Sloviansk
Eastern Ukraine 12/04/2014 [https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=HwGdM29XQDE&feature=youtu.be]
Delf, http://www.delf.lt Pasirod milicijos turmo Kramatorske
vaizdo raas / Militia storming in Kramatorsk video
appeared, 13/04/2014.
Leezel Tanglao, https://news.vice.com Unrest Spreads as Ukraine
Cracks Down on Russian Acts of Aggression, 13/04/2014.
Robert King, http://www.vice.com RUSSIAN ROULETTE: THE
INVASION OF UKRAINE (DISPATCH EIGHT), 14/03/2014.
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Russia Today, http://rt.com Those who dont lay arms, will be
destroyed - Ukrainian military op commander, 16/04/2014.
Russia Today, Ukraine brutal video: Clashes between pro- and anti-
govt activists in Kharkov 13/04/2014. [https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=VGGftnzxg8M&feature=youtu.be]
Russia Today, http://rt.com Kiev urges UN to hold joint anti-
terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine, 15/04/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Putin, Obama discuss political chaos in
Ukraine, 28/03/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Giving out pies in Maidan not enough:
Putin urges West to really help Ukraine, 11/04/2014.
The Voice of Russia, http://voiceofrussia.com Lavrov denies east
Ukraine unrest was conducted by supposed Russian
agents, 12/04/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Parliament punch-up: Ukrainian
nationalists slammed by opposition for inspiring crisis in
southeast, 8/04/2014.
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Russia Today, http://rt.com/ Notorious Ukrainian nationalist
militant shot dead in police raid, 26/03/2014.
Valeria Ivashkina, https://news.pn During collisions in Odessa
the participant of procession For unity of
Ukraine 18+, 2/05/2014.
, http://www.youtube.com Show
it to the World! What really happens in Ukraine. Nazis came to
power!, 4/05/2014.
Veooz UK, http://www.veooz.com Odessa.
The Moscow Times, http://www.themoscowtimes.com
Yanukovych Spent $800 on Fish Medical Treatment, Leaked
Documents Show, 26/02/2014.
Sergii Leshchenko, http://www.opendemocracy.net/ Yanukovych,
the luxury residence and the money trail that leads to
London, 8/06/2014.
Ranier Fsadni, http://www.timesofmalta.com Nazi Jews of
Ukraine, 6/03/2014.
Phil Butler, http://everything-pr.com Why Russia Cant Back Up
in Ukraine: Theyre Home Already, 4/05/2014.
Mary Chastain, http://www.breitbart.com AT LEAST 30 DEAD IN
CLASHES BETWEEN PRO-UKRAINIANS AND PRO-RUSSIANS IN
ODESSA, UKRAINE, 2/05/2014.
BBC News, http://www.bbc.co.uk Ukrainian President
Yanukovych outraged by violence, 1/12/2013.
Hromedia, https://hromedia.com Ukraine president pledges
government reshufe ahead of more violence, 25/01/2014.
Igor Poroshin, http://ua.tribuna.com , .
/
Hey, propaganda. Dmitry Kiselev as an ideal representative of the
minority, 18/02/2014.
Andres Velasco, http://www.project-syndicate.org One Hundred
Days of Solitude, 28/02/2014.
NEWS Ru, http://www.newsru.com

- / A journalist who
ofered to burn the hearts of gay people, Dimitry Kiselev, went on a
family holiday in the capital of the LGBT - Amsterdam, 6/03/2014.
Graham Stack in Sevastopol, http://www.bne.eu Russia wins
hearts and minds as information war rages over
Crimea, 6/03/2014.
International Panorama, http://itar-tass.com
. . 19 / The situation in
Ukraine. Chronicle of events. 19
th
February., 19/02/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Pushed to leave: Packing moods
among Ukraines Jewish minority amidst far-right
rise, 17/03/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Ukrainian CyberBerkut takes down
NATO websites, 16/03/2014.
BBC News, http://www.bbc.co.uk Ukraine crisis timeline, 23/04/2014.
Reuters, http://www.hufngtonpost.com Russia Gives Ukraine
Ultimatum To Surrender: REPORT, 03/03/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com/ NATO suspends civilian and military
cooperation with Russia, 3/04/2014.
Crowd Voice, http://crowdvoice.org Anti-Government Protests in
Ukraine - Backstory [interactive timeline].
Yuriy Bolotov, http://slon.ru
/ Kievs Euromaidan Through Peterburghs
Eyes, 25/11/2013.
Oleksander Andreyev & Andrew Wilson, http://www.opendemocracy.
net A new (failing) state or more of the same?, 2/05/2014.
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Leezel Tanglao, https://news.vice.com Unrest Spreads as Ukraine
Cracks Down on Russian Acts of Aggression, 13/04/2014.
Brendan Bordelon, http://dailycaller.com Jake Tapper: White
House sources warn Russia may invade eastern Ukraine this
weekend, 21/03/2014.
Leezel Tanglao, https://news.vice.com Unrest Spreads as Ukraine
Cracks Down on Russian Acts of Aggression, 13/04/2014.
Week, http://tyzhden.ua
/
In the case of assault SBU Lugansk separatists promise to hide
behind women, 8/04/2014.
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Russia Today, http://rt.com Abducted Ukrainian journalist found
killed, believed to be tortured frst, 6/04/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Russia wants answers on NATO troop
movement in Eastern Europe, 5/04/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com FSB detains 25 Ukrainian citizens
suspected of masterminding attacks in Russia, 3/04/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Kiev to launch full-scale military op as
massive protests grip eastern Ukraine, 14/04/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Putin to Obama: Use your infuence to
prevent bloodshed in Ukraine, 15/04/2014.
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kininko patarjas, http://www.delf.lt Rusai amerikietikas
bulves kolekcionuoja, lietuvik nesileidia / The Russians collect
American potatoes, ban Lithuanian ones, 12/04/2014.
Robert King, http://www.vice.com RUSSIAN ROULETTE: THE
INVASION OF UKRAINE (DISPATCH EIGHT), 14/03/2014.
RICHARD BALMFORTH AND THOMAS GROVE, REUTERS, http://
www.businessinsider.com Protests In Ukraine Over Scuttled EU
Deal Are Escalating Quickly, 30/11/2013.
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Dmitriy Kiselev, Russia 1 http://www.youtube.com

8.12.2013/ Dmitriy Kiselev about getting rid of EuroMaidan and
Vitaliy Klitchko, 8/12/2013.
Dmitriy Kiselev, Russia 1, http://www.youtube.com
09 02 2014
Dmitry Kiselev February 9, 2014 NEWS WEEK troll
Pindos Ukrainians and rain, 9/02/2014.
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Luke Harding, http://www.theguardian.com Kievs protesters:
Ukraine uprising was no Neo-Nazi power-grab, 13/03/2014.
Robert King, http://www.vice.com RUSSIAN ROULETTE: THE
INVASION OF UKRAINE (DISPATCH EIGHT), 14/03/2014.
Mindaugas Jackeviius, http://www.delf.lt Stabdoma rusiko
NTV Mir Lithuania transliacija / Russian TV channel NTV Mir
Lithuania with be suspended, 19/03/2014.
Ben Child, http://www.theguardian.com Oscars broadcast dropped
in Russia as Jared Leto mentions Ukraine, 3/03/2014.
Rory Carroll in Los Angeles, http://www.theguardian.com Russia
Today news anchor Liz Wahl resigns live on air over Ukraine
crisis, 6/03/2014.
Rosie Gray, http://www.buzzfeed.com How The Truth Is Made At
Russia Today, 13/03/2014.
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Dmitriy Kiselev, Russia 1 http://www.youtube.com

8.12.2013/ Dmitriy Kiselev about getting rid of EuroMaidan and
Vitaliy Klitchko, 8/12/2013.
Dmitriy Kiselev, Russia 1, http://www.youtube.com
09 02 2014
Dmitry Kiselev February 9, 2014 NEWS WEEK troll
Pindos Ukrainians and rain, 9/02/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Western-backed PM pushes with Russian
tanks in Ukraine fear-mongering, MSM looks away, 7/03/2014.
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Lianna Brinded, http://www.ibtimes.co.uk Ukrainian Oligarch
Dmytro Firtash Linked to Russian Mafa?, 13/03/2014.
Agence France-Presse, http://www.theguardian.com Ukraines
Darth Vader bids to lead nation to the dark side, 31/03/2014.
Washington Post, http://www.washingtonpost.com Assange at
SXSW: Ukraine is very dear to my heart, 8/03/2014.
Mort Amsel, http://www.redfagnews.com WW3 Update? Russian
Invasion Has Begun: Russian Warship Blocks Ukraine Port, Russian
Marines Surround Coast Guard Base, 400 Paratroopers Land In
Sevastopol, Seize Highways (Video), 28/02/2014.
Andrej Nikolaidis, http://www.theguardian.com Ukrainians, take it
from a Bosnian: the EU fag is just a rag in the wind, 3/03/2014.
Paul Mason, http://blogs.channel4.com Will a Russian invasion of
Ukraine push the west into an economic war?, 2/03/2014.
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Dmitriy Kiselev, Russia 1, http://www.youtube.com
09 02 2014
Dmitry Kiselev February 9, 2014 NEWS WEEK troll
Pindos Ukrainians and rain, 9/02/2014.
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Channel4 News, http://www.channel4.com Ukraine soldiers repel
Russians on Crimean border, 15/03/2014.
Mark Molloy, http://metro.co.uk Ukraine protests: 13 explosive
pictures of Kievs streets of rage, 25/01/2014.
BNS, http://www.balsas.lt Rusija paragino Vakarus sprsti
Baltijos ali rusakalbi problem/ Russia encouraged the west
to solve the Baltic state Russian speaker problem, 22/03/2014.
Delf, http://www.delf.lt Demaskavo skandalingj Rusijos
urnalist / Scandalous Russian journalist exposed, 21/03/2014.
Metro, http://metro.co.uk Two protesters die during Kiev
protests, 22/01/2014.
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Dmitriy Kiselev, Russia 1, http://www.youtube.com
09 02 2014
Dmitry Kiselev February 9, 2014 NEWS WEEK troll
Pindos Ukrainians and rain, 9/02/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com 5 very important answers to 5 very
important answers, 13/03/2014.
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BBC News, http://www.bbc.co.uk Fresh Ukraine protests draw
thousands onto Kiev streets, 29/12/2013.
Olga Rudenko, http://www.globalpost.com Protesters win a pivotal
battle in Ukraine, but not the entire war, 22/02/2014.
Claire Bigg, http://www.rferl.org Ukraines Euromaidan Through
The Lens Of Russian Television, 9/12/2013.
Leezel Tanglao, https://news.vice.com Unrest Spreads as Ukraine
Cracks Down on Russian Acts of Aggression, 13/04/2014.
Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty, http://www.rferl.org Live Blog:
Kyiv Protests Continue As Deadlines Loom, 9/12/2014.
Metro, http://metro.co.uk Two protesters die during Kiev
protests, 22/01/2014.
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Dmitriy Kiselev, Russia 1 http://www.youtube.com

8.12.2013/ Dmitriy Kiselev about getting rid of EuroMaidan and
Vitaliy Klitchko, 8/12/2013.
Dmitriy Kiselev, Russia 1, http://www.youtube.com
09 02 2014
Dmitry Kiselev February 9, 2014 NEWS WEEK troll
Pindos Ukrainians and rain, 9/02/2014.
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BBC News, http://www.bbc.co.uk Profle: Ukraines ousted
President Viktor Yanukovych, 28/02/2014.
Leezel Tanglao, https://news.vice.com Unrest Spreads as Ukraine
Cracks Down on Russian Acts of Aggression, 13/04/2014.
BBC News, http://www.bbc.co.uk Ukraine protests after
Yanukovych EU deal rejection, 30/11/2013.
James Kirchick, http://www.thedailybeast.com The Closeted
Revolution: Kievs Gays Keep Quiet to Deny Putin a Propaganda
Win, 4/01/2014.
Jim Miklaszewski and Courtney Kube, http://www.nbcnews.com
U.S. Navy Sending Destroyer to Black Sea to Support
Ukraine, 2/04/2014.
ADAM TAYLOR, http://www.businessinsider.com Why 1 Million
Ukrainians Are Protesting, 2/12/2013.
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Russia Today, http://rt.com 5 very important answers to 5 very
important answers, 13/03/2014.
Dmitriy Kiselev, Russia 1, http://www.youtube.com
09 02 2014
Dmitry Kiselev February 9, 2014 NEWS WEEK troll
Pindos Ukrainians and rain, 9/02/2014.
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Dmitry Kiselev, http://www.theguardian.com Russia and the
west are trading places on freedom of speech, 10/04/2014.
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Dmitriy Kiselev, Russia 1 http://www.youtube.com

8.12.2013/ Dmitriy Kiselev about getting rid of EuroMaidan and
Vitaliy Klitchko, 8/12/2013.
Dmitriy Kiselev, Russia 1, http://www.youtube.com
09 02 2014
Dmitry Kiselev February 9, 2014 NEWS WEEK troll
Pindos Ukrainians and rain, 9/02/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Russian Defence Ministry dismisses
Ukraine ultimatum reports as total nonsense, 3/03/2014.
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Dmitriy Kiselev, Russia 1, http://www.youtube.com
09 02 2014
Dmitry Kiselev February 9, 2014 NEWS WEEK troll
Pindos Ukrainians and rain, 9/02/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Attempt to jam Russian satellites
carried out from Western Ukraine, 15/03/2014.
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Timothy Snyder, http://www.theguardian.com Russias propaganda
war is a danger for Ukraines Jews, 27/04/2014.
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Dmitriy Kiselev, Russia 1 http://www.youtube.com

8.12.2013/ Dmitriy Kiselev about getting rid of EuroMaidan and
Vitaliy Klitchko, 8/12/2013.
Neil Clark, http://rt.com Crimea another artifcially created
crisis, 14/03/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Injuries, fatality reported in east
Ukraine clashes between rival rallies, 14/03/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com 5 referendums that the West has not
taken issue with, 14/03/2014.
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Dmitriy Kiselev, Russia 1 http://www.youtube.com

8.12.2013/ Dmitriy Kiselev about getting rid of EuroMaidan and
Vitaliy Klitchko, 8/12/2013.
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Vladimir Putins speech, http://rt.com Putin: Crimea similar to
Kosovo, West is rewriting its own rule book, 18/03/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Top 10 powerful quotes from Putins
historic Crimea address, 20/03/2014.
Foreign & Commonwealth Ofce, https://www.gov.uk UK
governments response to points made by President Putin in his
address to the Russian Parliament on 17 March., 21/03/2014.
Newt Gingrich, http://edition.cnn.com Inside the mind of Vladimir
Putin, 1/04/2014.
Robert van Voren, http://euromaidanpr.com Putinism as the last
Phase of Sovietism, 13/04/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Crimeas referendum corrected Soviet-
era mistake - Gorbachev, 18/03/2014.
PAGE 64
Russia Today, http://rt.com Crimea to be special economic zone
with tax breaks, 1/04/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com 95.7% of Crimeans in referendum
voted to join Russia - preliminary results, 17/03/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Crimean govt: Referendum website
downed by cyber-attack from US, 16/03/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Treaty to accept Crimea, Sevastopol
to Russian Federation signed, 18/03/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Putin: Crimea similar to Kosovo,
West is rewriting its own rule book, 18/03/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Ron Paul on Crimea: None of
Americas business, 19/03/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Facts only: Kosovo vs Crimea - Good
Independence vs Bad Referendum, 23/03/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Afghanistan respects Crimeas right
to self-determination Karzai, 5/04/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Obama says bigger nations cannot
simply bully smaller ones. Wait... what?, 28/03/2014.
PAGE 66
BNS; ELTA, http://www.delf.lt Bna ir taip: Sevastopolyje u
prisijungim prie Rusijos balsavo 123 proc. gyventoj / It also
happens: 123% of residents voted for joining Russia in
Sevastopol, 17/03/2014.
His Excellency David Hunt, http://www.lithuaniatribune.com
British Ambassador in Lithuania on referendum in
Crimea, 14/03/2014.
PAGE 68
Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org History of Crimea, 22/04/2014.
PAGE 70
Russia Today, http://rt.com EU taking Putins letter on gas transit
seriously Merkel, 11/04/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Merkel not ready to back economic
sanctions against Russia, 28/03/2014.
RTE News, http://www.rte.ie Obama and Merkel insist on
diplomatic path in Ukraine, 18/03/2014.
PAGE 72
Steve Watson, http://www.infowars.com Ron Paul: US Attempting
Empire Building In Ukraine, 6/03/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Visa, Mastercard block US-sanctioned
Russian banks, 21/03/2014.
Christopher R. Hill, http://www.project-syndicate.org Reckoning with
Russia, 21/03/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Russia imposes retaliatory sanctions
against Canada, 24/03/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Visa, Mastercard resume services with
2 Russian banks blocked after US sanctions, 31/03/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Obama: Regular NATO presence
required in Eastern Europe, 26/03/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com US looking for a major enemy to justify
its defense spending, 31/03/2014.
Ian Traynor in Brussels, http://www.theguardian.com Nato moves
to bolster eastern European defences against Russia, 1/04/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com NASA suspends cooperation with
Russia over Ukraine crisis, 2/04/2014.
BNS, http://www.delf.lt Rusija: NATO pateko altojo karo
mstymo spstus / Russia: NATO is in the cold war thinking
trap, 8/04/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Putin to US: Its bad to read other
peoples letters, 12/04/2014.
BNS, http://www.delf.lt V. Putino pokalbis su B. Obama i Maskvos
varpins: usimena apie Padniestr / V. Putins phone call with B.
Obama from Moscows belfry: mentions Transnistria, 29/03/2014.
PAGE 74
Dispatches From The Edge, https://dispatchesfromtheedgeblog.
wordpress.com WikiLeaks, Ukraine & NATO, 10/03/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com/ NATO to promote ties with Ukraine,
boost military presence in Eastern Europe, 31/03/2014.
PAGE 76
Russia Today, http://rt.com UK to start directly buying Russian
gas, 24/03/2014.
Delf, http://www.delf.lt Ukraina paskelb, kiek jai kainavo Krymo
praradimas / Ukraine announced how much it cost to
loose Crimea, 21/03/2014.
Mitchell A. Orenstein, http://www.project-syndicate.org Will the
IMF Loose Ukraine?, 11/03/2014.
Paul Joseph Watson, http://www.infowars.com Trade War: Gazprom
Threatens to Disrupt Gas Supplies to Europe, 3/03/2014.
PAGE 78
Russia Today, http://rt.com Americans who dont know where
Ukraine is are more likely to support military intervention
poll, 9/04/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com We map the world as it is: National
Geographic maps Crimea as part of Russia, 20/03/2014.
Adam Taylor, http://www.businessinsider.com Why 1 Million
Ukrainians Are Protesting, 2/12/2013.
Michael Kelley, http://www.businessinsider.com This Is The Gas
Pipeline Map That Shows Why The Crisis In Ukraine Afects All Of
Europe, 3/03/2014.
BBC News, http://www.bbc.co.uk Ukraines sharp
divisions, 23/04/2014.
Ami Mantravadi, http://amymantravadi.com The Ukraine crisis
explained in a series of maps, 6/03/2014.
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CBC News, http://www.cbc.ca Ukraine crisis
in maps, 4/03/2014.
BNS; ELTA, http://www.delf.lt Merkel dovana Kinijai be odi
nurod, kas yra tikrasis prieas / Merkels present to China
showed whos the real enemy without using words, 1/04/2014.
PAGE 80
Federal Customs Service, About the Russian-Ukrainian border
situation, [http://yutu.customs.ru]
Andrew Higgins, http://www.nytimes.com Steeped in Its Bloody
History, Again Embracing Resistance, 6/03/2014.
Nikolai Starikov, http://nstarikov.ru Western media about events in
Ukraine, 5/03/2014.
Bridget Kendall, http://www.bbc.co.uk Ukraine maps chart Crimeas
troubled past, 13/03/2014.
The Guardian, http://mapsontheweb.zoom-maps.com The
Guardians map on Ukrainian crisis, 24/03/2014.
CBC News, http://www.cbc.ca Ukraine crisis in maps, 4/03/2014.
PAGE 81
Barney Henderson, and Arron Merat, http://www.telegraph.co.uk
Ukraine crisis: March 4 as it happened, 4/03/2014.
Nick Logan, with fles from The Associated Press, http://globalnews.
ca Three maps to help understand whats going on
in Ukraine, 3/03/2014.
BBC News, http://www.bbc.co.uk Ukraines sharp
divisions, 23/04/2014.
Dave Schuler, http://www.outsidethebeltway.com The Ukraine
Crisis in Three Maps, 1/03/2014.
Ami Mantravadi, http://amymantravadi.com The Ukraine crisis
explained in a series of maps, 6/03/2014.
PAGE 82
Vgolos, http://vgolos.com.ua/
/ Democracy map of Ukraine from the
internet, 24/01/2014.
Independent Press, http://inpress.ua
,
/ A realistic map of protests in Ukraine, or how the
civilized west torture its own extremists, 26/01/2014.
Dave Schuler, http://www.outsidethebeltway.com The Ukraine
Crisis in Three Maps, 1/03/2014.
Obozrevatel, /
Occupied Local State Administration map, 25/01/2014.
Ami Mantravadi, http://amymantravadi.com The Ukraine crisis
explained in a series of maps, 6/03/2014.
Coral Davenport and Steven Erlanger, http://www.nytimes.com U.S.
Hopes Boom in Natural Gas Can Curb Putin, 5/03/2014.
PAGE 83
Dave Schuler, http://www.outsidethebeltway.com The Ukraine
Crisis in Three Maps, 1/03/2014.
CBC News, http://www.cbc.ca Ukraine in crisis: Key facts, major
developments, 13/04/2014.
Ami Mantravadi, http://amymantravadi.com The Ukraine crisis
explained in a series of maps, 6/03/2014.
Andrew Higgins, http://www.nytimes.com With Presidents
Departure, Ukraine Looks Toward a Murky Future, 22/02/2014.
Max Fisher, http://www.washingtonpost.com This is the one map
you need to understand Ukraines crisis, 24/01/2014.
PAGE 84
Ami Mantravadi, http://amymantravadi.com The Ukraine crisis
explained in a series of maps, 6/03/2014.
RIA Novosti, http://en.ria.ru A map of Russian gas suppliers to
Europe via Ukraine, 2009.
Telegraph interactive team and David Blair, http://www.telegraph.
co.uk Ukraine: the next possible fashpoints, 25/03/2014.
PAGE 85
Ami Mantravadi, http://amymantravadi.com The Ukraine crisis
explained in a series of maps, 6/03/2014.
Marine GeoGarage, http://blog.geogarage.com Ukrainian crisis:
Situation map, 7/03/2014.
The New York Times, http://www.nytimes.com Ukraine Crisis in
Maps, 17/04/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Crimeas economy in numbers and
pictures, 18/03/2014.
BBC News, http://www.bbc.co.uk Crimea crisis: Pro-Russians seize
Ukrainian naval bases, 19/03/2014.
Nick Logan, with fles from The Associated Press, http://globalnews.
ca Three maps to help understand whats going on
in Ukraine, 3/03/2014.
PAGE 86
The New York Times, http://www.nytimes.com Ukraine Crisis in
Maps, 17/04/2014.
Mitchell, Samuel Augustus, http://www.davidrumsey.com Crimea.
1859 World Atlas.
Marine GeoGarage, http://blog.geogarage.com Ukrainian crisis:
Situation map, 7/03/2014.
Ben Solomon and Ed Ou, http://www.nytimes.com Confrontation in
Crimea, 4/03/2014.
PAGE 87
Alison Smale, http://www.nytimes.com Frayed Nerves in Crimea as
Rumors of War Spread, 3/03/2014.
The New York Times, http://www.nytimes.com Ukraine Crisis in
Maps, 17/04/2014.
PAGE 88
Russia Today, http://rt.com Backtrack Ukraine: Self-proclaimed govt
fails to deliver on promises, 21/03/2014 [https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=WE55uCQ_2bQ&feature=youtu.be].
Russia Today, http://rt.com Churkin: US behind Ukraine crisis
after investing $5bn in regime change, 24/04/2014.
AFP, http://www.telegraph.co.uk Ukraines new government: Whos
who, 27/02/2014.
The Hufngton Post, http://www.hufngtonpost.ca Tetyana
Chornovil, Ukraine Journalist, Beaten Badly Amid Spiraling
Protests, 27/01/2014.
BBC News, http://www.bbc.co.uk Ukraine activist says he was
abducted and tortured, 31/01/2014.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, http://www.nydailynews.com Procter &
Gamble pulls soap in Germany over neo-Nazi code, 9/05/2014.
PAGE 91
Adrian Croft & Barbara Lewis, http://www.reuters.com NATO
denies Putins allegation Rasmussen secretly taped
conversation, 17/04/2014.
PAGE 92
Oleg Shynkarenko, http://www.thedailybeast.com Russia Tells
Tourists How to Go Fight in Ukraine, 13/04/2014.
Andrew Roth, http://www.nytimes.com From Russia, Tourists Stir
the Protests, 3/03/2014.
Mike Giglio, Max Seddon, http://www.buzzfeed.com Russian War
Tourists Stirring Trouble In East Ukraine, 12/04/2014.
Russia Today, Fact-Check Fail: False Kerry & MSM claims on
Russians in Ukraine, 24/04/2014 [https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=WoC49-hXlpQ&feature=youtu.be].
PAGE 94
Life News RU, http://www.youtube.com
-: / In Slavic Right
sector attacked a checkpoint, killing three, 19/04/2014.
Agence France-Presse in Kiev, http://www.scmp.com Web
users deride business card waved in eastern Ukraine as proof of
ultranationalist attack, 21/04/2014.
@roman_primorye, #
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In Putins Slovyansk gangs started to use their favorite
tactics. 13/04/2014 [https://twitter.com/roman_primorye/
status/455254070475776001/photo/1].
PAGE 96
Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org Ribbon of Saint
George, 11/05/2014.
PAGE 98
Russia Today, http://rt.com Time to grab guns and kill damn
Russians Tymoshenko in leaked tape, 25/03/2014.
Ukraine Human Rights, http://www.youtube.com Yulia Tymoshenko
thanks the people who set the trade union building
ablaze, 3/05/2014.
PAGE 102
Alex Lantier , http://www.globalresearch.ca Washington and the
European Union Impose New Sanctions on Russia, 29/04/2014.
Elta, http://www.delf.lt Nepadeda nei Gazprom dosnumas / Not
even Gazproms generosity helps, 8/04/2014.
PAGE 110
Lyall Grant, https://www.gov.uk UK is gravely concerned by events
in Eastern Ukraine, 13/04/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Londoners say UK politicians, media
getting Ukraine crisis wrong, 17/04/2014.
PAGE 112
Julija Kiko, http://www.delf.lt B. Nemcovas: jei V. Putinui neduosi
snuk, jis ir toliau elgsis kaip chamas / B. Nemtsov: if you dont
punch V. Putin in the face, he will continue to act like
a boor, 8/04/2014.
Shlomo Ben-Ami, http://www.project-syndicate.org History Strikes
Back, 1/04/2014.
Russia Today, http://rt.com Hillary Clinton compares Russian
presidents actions to Hitler, 6/03/2014.
PAGE 114
Facebook group, http://www.facebook.com Vladimir Putin Fan Club.
PAGE 116
Matt Blake, http://www.dailymail.co.uk Bestiality brothels are
spreading through Germany warns campaigner as abusers turn
to sex with animals as lifestyle choice, 1/07/2013.
PAGE 118
Press Association, http://www.theguardian.com Nigel Farage: I
admire Vladimir Putin, 31/03/2014.
PAGE 119
Peter Walker, http://www.theguardian.com Crimea: no more
McDonalds or methadone after annexation, 4/04/2014.
PAGE 129
The Independent, http://www.independent.co.uk POLL: NIGEL
FARAGES FAVOURITE WORLD LEADER IS PUTIN.
WHOS YOURS?, 31/03/2014.
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/ Donetsk.
Clash. Militiamen seized three SWAT ofcers SBU, 26/04/2014.
PAGE 139
Michael Kelley, http://www.businessinsider.com Putins Coin
Marking The Annexation Of Crimea Is Ominous, 9/05/2014.
PAGE 141
Carol J. Williams, http://www.smh.com.au Putins Crimea seizure:
the coin, 23/04/2014.
PAGE 143
Steveningen, http://www.dailykos.com Prominent Russian News
Anchor: bury or burn gay hearts, 11/08/2013.
PAGE 144
Russia Today, http://rt.com Homophobic Russian TV anchor
clarifes gay organ-donor ban comments, 12/08/2013.
PAGE 146
Robert King, http://www.vice.com RUSSIAN ROULETTE: THE
INVASION OF UKRAINE (DISPATCH EIGHT), 14/03/2014.
PAGE 148
Eizvestia News, http://news.eizvestia.com :
/ Father Sidor: Putins old
disease has escalated, 4/05/2014.
PAGE 150
kininko patarjas, http://www.delf.lt Rusai amerikietikas
bulves kolekcionuoja, lietuvik nesileidia / Russians collect
American potatoes, ban Lithuanian ones, 12/04/2014.
PAGE 151
BBC News, http://www.bbc.co.uk Ukraine crisis: Crimea leader
appeals to Putin for help, 1/03/2014.
PAGE 154
Timothy Snyder, http://www.nybooks.com Ukraine: The Haze of
Propaganda, 1/03/2014.
PAGE 162
EuroMaidan PR, http://www.youtube.com Russia can easily turn
the US into ashes, the fnal program News of the Week on Russian
TV, 16/03/2014.
PAGE 168
arnas erniauskas, http://www.delf.lt Naujieji Maidano
gyventojai kas jie ir kuo jie apsimeta? / New Maidan residents
who are they and what are they playing at?, 6/05/2014.
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The worlds focus is on Crimea ahead of its
controversial referendum on Sunday. This poster
reads: Together with Russia.
People arrive at the building of Ukrainian Ministry
of Defence on March 22 to ask Defence Minister
Ihor Tenyukh to make clear order to Ukrainian
soldiers in Crimea and not leave them
without support.
This is potentially a grave threat.
Armed military personnel in Simferopol, Crimea.
People are even being forced to vote in the streets in
Crimean referendum for joining Russia.
Armed men - said to be Russian troops and local
militias - have seized a military hospital in Crimea,
as Moscow tightens its grip on Ukraines region.
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Risk of war between Ukraine and Russia is rising,
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A n t o n o v a n d t h o s e w h o p r o t e s t e d a g a i n s t g a y s .
G e n d e r e d u c a t i o n i n F r a n c e m e a n s t h e r e w o n t b e
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The Ukrainian Defence Ministrys website calls for
donations by mobile.
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attacks should be focused on armed right-wing
extremists who are now patrolling Kiev after the
overthrow of Yanukovych.
Fuck the EU.
Acting Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said
Yanukovych issued criminal order to fre at
EuroMaidan protesters while agents from
Russias Federal Security Service (FSB) helped
him plan and carry out the deadly assault.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on
Nov. 22 it was the European Union and not
Russia that was putting pressure on Ukraine.
Its a deliberate attack on Ukrainian territory
and violation of their sovereignty.
Vladimir Putin never kept secret his intention to
restore Russian power.
B e h i n d s n i p e r s n o t Y a n u k o v y c h
b u t s o m e b o d y f r o m n e w c o a l i t i o n .
. . . T h e y w i l l h e l p p u t e v e r y t h i n g t o g e t h e r
a n d f u c k t h e E U .
T h e W e s t m a d e R u s s i a n s i n v a d e U k r a i n e .
Fuck the EU.
B e h i n d s n i p e r s n o t Y a n u k o v y c h
b u t s o m e b o d y f r o m n e w c o a l i t i o n .
. . . T h e y w i l l h e l p p u t e v e r y t h i n g t o g e t h e r
a n d f u c k t h e E U .
T h e W e s t m a d e R u s s i a n s i n v a d e U k r a i n e .
G e r m a n m i n i s t e r s a y s U k r a i n e s h o u l d b e i n E u r o p e
b e c a u s e i t i s s i m i l a r t o E u r o p e a n s .
T h e W e s t w i l l d i v i d e a n d c o n q u e r y o u .
W e w i l l n o t p a n d e r t o n a t i o n a l i s t s .
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Arseniy Yatsenyuk, attempted and failed on
Friday to break a tense deadlock
in the countrys east.
Separatism in eastern Ukraine
is Kremlins strategy.
Russian ofcer: V. Putin can use military forces in
the whole of Ukraine.
Ukraines armed forces plan to launch a full-scale
anti-terrorist operation against
pro-Russian separatists.
Pro-Russian separatists took over
Kramatorsk police station on Saturday.
Pro-Russian separatists
pointing guns at civilians.
T w o k i l l e d i n g u n m e n a t t a c k o n a n t i - M a i d a n
a c t i v i s t s i n K h a r k o v .
P e o p l e r u n n i n g a w a y i n g u n m e n a t t a c k
o n a n t i - M a i d a n a c t i v i s t s i n K h a r k o v .
A t t a c k o n a n t i - M a i d a n a c t i v i s t s i n K h a r k o v . U k r a i n e b e t r a y e d u s s o w e t a k e t o t h e s t r e e t s .
R u s s i a s f o r e i g n m i n i s t r y : D o n e t s k p r o t e s t e r s
a t t a c k e d b y r i g h t - w i n g r a d i c a l s .
U k r a i n i a n f g h t e r j e t s f y i n g o v e r K r a m a t o r s k a s
a r m y s t a r t s m i l i t a r y o p e r a t i o n .
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Pro-Ukrainian protesters were attacked by
anti-Maidan activists armed with sticks and
freworks in Kharkov, Sunday 13 April 2014.
Separatists seized police station in Slaviansk,
Donetsk Obla.
Journalist grabbed by the throat in Sloviansk,
Donetsk Oblast, eastern Ukraine, April 12, 2014.
On the night of Thursday, March 13 VICE
News reporter Robert King captured this
scene on the streets of Donetsk, where a
large group of pro-Russian activists attacked
a group of pro-Ukrainian demonstrators
calling for unity.
Putin is a freak! Cunts, when were you attacked? For goodness
sake, who will answer for this? ... this is all your
fault! And now you need to get the hell out of here!
For goodness sake, fuck, you need to get
the fuck out of here!
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Free and united Ukraine!
Jake Tapper: White House sources warn Russia
may invade eastern Ukraine this weekend.
Protesters reportedly stormed the city council
building in Kramatorsk in Donetsk Oblast on
April 12, took down the Ukrainian fag fying on
its rooftop and hoisted a Donetsk Republic fag.
The separatists who seized the building of the
Security Service in Luhansk and held hostage 60
people, promised to stand behind women when
security forces storm the building.
Mr Turchynov said the airbase at Kramatorsk
had been liberated from terrorists.
Up to 11 killed as soldiers loyal to Kiev seize
eastern Ukrainian airport from pro-Russian
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L a v r o v s a i d t h a t R u s s i a h a s d o n e m o r e t h a n a n y
o t h e r c o u n t r y t o s u p p o r t t h e i n d e p e n d e n t
U k r a i n i a n s t a t e .
A r o u n d 2 0 : 3 0 o n A p r i l 4 p e r p e t r a t o r s k i d n a p p e d
V a s i l y S e r g i y e n k o . L a t e r h e w a s k i l l e d a n d h i s b o d y
w a s b u r i e d i n a f o r e s t i n a n a t t e m p t t o h i d e t h e
e v i d e n c e . T h i s v e r s i o n w a s c o r r o b o r a t e d b y t h e
j o u r n a l i s t s m o t h e r .
R u s s i a e x p e c t s d e t a i l e d e x p l a n a t i o n s f r o m N A T O
r e g a r d i n g e x p a n d i n g i t s m i l i t a r y p r e s e n c e i n
E a s t e r n E u r o p e .
F S B d e t a i n s 2 5 U k r a i n i a n c i t i z e n s s u s p e c t e d o f
m a s t e r m i n d i n g a t t a c k s i n R u s s i a .
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o n M o n d a y t o u s e t h e W h i t e H o u s e s i n f u e n c e
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K i e v t o l a u n c h f u l l - s c a l e m i l i t a r y o p a s m a s s i v e
p r o t e s t s g r i p e a s t e r n U k r a i n e .
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Kerry gives 2 potatoes to Lavrov as a present in
January 2014.
Russia! Russia!
A man, injured during a scufe at a demonstration
in support of EU integration, speaks with media
during a rally in Kiev, November 30, 2013.
The trouble began in November when the
president abandoned talks with the EU, instead
forging closer ties with Russia.
President Barack Obama has condemned the
violence, warning there will be consequences
for Ukraine if it continues.
At least 22 people have been killed and hundreds
injured after ferce clashes between police and
protesters erupted again in Ukraines capital
following a brief truce.
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At least 22 people have been killed and hundreds
injured after ferce clashes between police and
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following a brief truce.
F a c t o r y i n U k r a i n e t h a t m a k e s
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A b o u t 1 0 0 p o l i c e m e n i n j u r e d w h e n p r o t e s t e r s
a t t a c k e d t h e p r e s i d e n c y .
F a k e b l o o d s h e d .
P o l i c e m e n s s k u l l s b r o k e n w i t h r o c k s .
T h i s i s n o t a r e v o l u t i o n , t h i s i s a p o g r o m .
M a i d a n p r o t e s t e r s a r e l a z y . W o r k i n g p e o p l e
d o n t h a v e t i m e t o p r o t e s t .
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He is hurt and you are taking pictures of him
instead of helping.
A makeshift memorial at Independence Square in
Kiev. 102 protesters have died near the square.
A lot of us ex-RTers joke that we have PTSD from
working there.
An American anchor for the Kremlin-funded
news channel RT has quit on air and accused
the network of whitewashing Moscows
military intervention in Crimea.
Oscars broadcast dropped in Russia as Jared Leto
mentions Ukraine.
Russian channel NTV Mir Lithuania will be
suspended for propaganda spreading shows.
W h e r e i s t h e r e d l i n e ?
A lot of us ex-RTers joke that we have PTSD from
working there.
A n t i - M a i d a n p r o t e s t s .
R u s s i a n i s o u r m o t h e r t o n g u e .
M e d i a a i r b r u s h i n g : i n t e r i m P M s w o r d s w e r e
o m i t t e d t o f t n a r r a t i v e .
S y n a g o g u e w a s c o m p l e t e l y
d e s t r o y e d b y p r o t e s t e r s .
J o u r n a l i s t f r o m t h e E c o n o m i s t l i e d a b o u t C u s t o m s
U n i o n t a l k s i n S o c h i .
W h e r e i s t h e r e d l i n e ?
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Firtash confrmed to then US ambassador to the
Ukraine, William Taylor, that he once had ties with
alleged Russian mafa boss Semyon Mogilevich.
The Star Wars villain Darth Vader announced
at the weekend he was running for president in a
bid to restore glory to the downtrodden nation.
Ukraine is very dear to my heart.
WW3 update? Russian invasion has begun.
It is to be hoped that people in Ukraine learned
a thing from the war in Bosnia.
Whatever the military and political outcome in
Ukraine, the diplomatic Tsushima is under way.
J e w i s h c o n d e m n a t i o n o f U k r a i n e .
J e w i s h l e t t e r s t o M e r k e l i g n o r e d .
F a s c i s t a n d S a t a n i s t s y m b o l s .
. . .
A n t i - f a s c i s t p r o t e s t e r s .
U k r a i n i a n t r a i t o r s i n N a z i u n i f o r m s s h o o t i n g
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of those men ... they are keeping some people
in their rooms.
Russia is urging the West to solve the Baltic state
Russian speaker problem.
Scandalous Russian journalist exposed.
Two protesters die during Kiev protests.
Angry demonstrators have hurled fre-bombs, rocks
and freworks at ofcers who have responded
with tear gas.
The Ukrainian capital has been turned into a
virtual war zone as tens of thousands of protesters
continue to clash with police.
R u s s i a n s w i l l b e d e s t r o y e d w h e n
U k r a i n e i s t a k e n f r o m t h e m .
M u n i c h c o n s p i r a c y l e a d t o W W 2 .
E x t r e m i s t f r o m C h e c h n y a w h o k i l l e d R u s s i a n s
s i g h t e d i n p r o t e s t s i n U k r a i n e .
P r i e s t r e g u l a t i n g t r a f c i n U k r a i n e .
I f Y a n u k o v y c h d o e s n t r e s i g n
w e w i l l t a k e w e a p o n s a n d a t t a c k .
S e r b i a a f t e r N A T O a t t a c k .
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Leave, you pathetic coward!
Estimates of the number of protesters in
Independence Square on Sunday ranged from
20,000 to over 50,000.
Excitement pervades Kyiv after Yanukovychs
impeachment, though many call for more
than the presidents removal.
Kyiv protests continue as deadlines loom.
Protesters in Kyiv on December 9.
Two protesters die during Kiev protests.
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- T o f n d f r e e d o m .
- T o l u n c h .
P u t i n s r a t i n g s g o u p a f t e r d e f e n d i n g C r i m e a .
P i m p l e s o n t h e m a p o f E u r o p e .
A b o u t 1 0 0 0 o r g a n i s e d g r o u p s o f n a t i o n a l i s t s
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A s y o u c a n s e e t h e r e a r e n o p r o t e s t s i n M a i d a n .
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Mr Yanukovych tried hard to shed the image
of being Moscows man and when he became
president he pointedly made his frst foreign
trip as president to Brussels,
rather than Moscow.
Glory to Ukraine!
Opposition leaders called for large-scale protests in
Independence Square.
Ukraines gay activists were hoping a new,
pro-EU government would distance itself from
a homophobic Moscow.
The U.S. Navy is sending a destroyer into the Black
Sea in the coming days as a symbolic gesture of
support for Ukraine. The political movement appears to
have momentum.
P r o t e s t e r s c a l l r e g u l a r w o r k i n g p e o p l e
U k r a i n o p h o b e s & i d i o t s .
P e o p l e v i s i t Y a n u k o v y c h s h o u s e .
N o l o v e . N o p a t r i o t i s m .
E t e r n a l f r i e n d s h i p b e t w e e n
U k r a i n e a n d R u s s i a .
K n i f e t h e M o s k a l s !
D e a d b r o t h e r o f E u r o - M a i d a n p r o t e s t e r .
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I n d e p e n d e n c e 1 9 9 1 - 2 0 1 4 .
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E u r o p e a n d A m e r i c a a r e t h e s a m e .
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w e s t e r n U k r a i n e .
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s o l d i e r s w h o d i e d f o r f r e e d o m i n B e l a r u s .
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[The gas pipeline map that shows why the crisis in
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EU, Ukraine and Russia.
[The divisions behind the Ukraine crisis by BBC]
NATO and Warsaw pact 1973.
[The Ukraine crisis explained in a series of
maps by Ami Mantravadi]
Ukraine between Europe and Russia.
[Why 1 Million Ukrainians Are Protesting
by Adam Taylor]
Where is Ukraine?
[Americans who dont know where Ukraine is are
more likely to support military intervention by RT]
National Geographic map of Russia.
[We map the world as it is: National Geographic
maps Crimea as part of Russia by RT]
Cartoganda
NATO enlargement.
[The Ukraine crisis explained in a series of
maps by Ami Mantravadi]
Republics of the USSR.
[The Ukraine crisis explained in a series of
maps by Ami Mantravadi]
Kievan Rus - Kyivan Rus.
[The Ukraine crisis explained in a series of
maps by Ami Mantravadi]
EU imports of Russian gas.
[Ukraine crisis in maps by CBC News]
Old map of China.
[Merkel dovana Kinijai be odi nurod, kas
yra tikrasis prieas (eng. Merkels present to
China showed whos the real enemy without
using words) by BNS]
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[The Ukraine crisis explained in a series of
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[Ukraine crisis in maps by CBC News]
Ethnic and linguistic divisions in Ukraine.
[The Guardians map on Ukrainian crisis
by The Guardian]
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[Steeped in Its Bloody History, Again Embracing
Resistance by Andrew Higgins]
Cities that do not recognise the new Ukrainian
government.
[
(eng. Western media about events in Ukraine)
by Nikolai Starikov]
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[Ukraine maps chart Crimeas troubled past
by Bridget Kendall]
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[Three maps to help understand whats going on
in Ukraine by Nick Logan, with fles
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[Three maps to help understand whats going on
in Ukraine by Nick Logan, with fles
from The Associated Press]
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[The divisions behind the Ukraine crisis by BBC]
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[The Ukraine Crisis in Three Maps
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[Ukraine crisis: March 4 as it happened by
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2012 Ukrainian elections.
[The Ukraine crisis explained in a series of
maps by Ami Mantravadi]

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[The Ukraine crisis explained in a series of
maps by Ami Mantravadi]
Gas.
[U.S. Hopes Boom in Natural Gas Can Curb
Putin by Coral Davenport and Steven Erlanger]
Second round regional winners.
(Yanukovych, Timoshenko).
[The Ukraine Crisis in Three Maps
by Dave Schuler]
The real image of the protests.
[ ,

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in Ukraine, or how the civilized west torture its
own extremists) by http://inpress.ua]
Captured & blocked.
[
(eng. Democracy map of Ukraine from
the internet) by http://vgolos.com.ua]
Native Russian speakers in Ukraine.
[Ukraine in crisis: Key facts, major
developments by CBC News]
Ukraines gas transmission system.
[The Ukraine Crisis in Three Maps
by Dave Schuler]
Ukraine census 2001 - Ukrainian.
[The Ukraine crisis explained in a series of
maps by Ami Mantravadi]
Political - cultural.
[With presidents departure Ukraine looks toward
a murky future by Andrew Higgins]
Ukraine protests map by language.
[This is the one map you need to understand
Ukraines crisis by Max Fisher]
Ukraine: 2010 election outcome and Jan. 2014
protest status.
[This is the one map you need to understand
Ukraines crisis by Max Fisher]
The current political confict, which at its most basic level is over
whether the country will lean toward Europe or toward Russia, is part
of a long-running and unresolved national identity crisis. Max Fisher
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Ukraine gas pipelines.
[A map of Russian gas suppliers to Europe via
Ukraine by http://en.ria.ru]
Pipeline.
[Ukraine: the next possible fashpoints
by David Blair]
Ukraine Ethnic.
[Ukraine: the next possible fashpoints
by David Blair]
Salary 2010.
[The Ukraine crisis explained in a series of
maps by Ami Mantravadi]
Public domain data sets.
[The Ukraine crisis explained in a series of
maps by Ami Mantravadi]
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[The Ukraine crisis explained in a series of
maps by Ami Mantravadi]

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[Ukraine Crisis in Maps by The New York Times]
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[Confrontation in Crimea by Ben Solomon
and Ed Ou]
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[Ukraine Crisis in Maps by The New York Times]
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[Ukraine Crisis in Maps by The New York Times]
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[Frailed nerves in Crimea as rumours of war
spread by Alison Smale]
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[Ukraine Crisis in Maps by The New York Times]

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A truly magical experience,
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Visit Ukraine!
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with Pro-Russian and separatist sentiment.
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1. A strong and powerful Russia, free from
corruption and oligarchy.
2. A close union with Russias Slavic and
Orthodox neighbours: the Ukraine and Belorussia!
3. The imprisonment of all oligarchs who robbed
Russia in particular Berezovsky, Abramovich,
Deripaska, Gusinky, Vexelberg and Chubais.
4. An alliance between Russia, India, Brazil and
China that can challenge the American Empire.
5. We are against American intervention
into the afairs of other countries, like Iraq,
Afghanistan, Libya and Syria.
6. We despise the likes of Saakashvili, and all the
puppets who lead these stupid colour coded
revolutions. We understand that these revolutions
are American creation and that the leaders that
rise to power as a result of these events put the
interests of America ahead of their own nations.
7. We support the rights of the people of
Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Pridnestroviye to
independence, and if necessary, their rights to
join and leave the Russian Federation at their will.
8. We demand that Russian territorial integrity
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Smolensk, Eastern Sloboda, Kuban and the
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the illegality in the transfer of Crimea and
Sevastopol to Ukraine in 1954, we have NO
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some discrimination. In Chechnya as many as
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lesser extent, in the Ukraine. Most of all, we
fnd it completely appalling how the turned a
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and Estonia who introduced apartheid policies
when Africa got rid of them. We demand that the
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voting rights and citizenship.
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From Moscow to London to New York, the
Ukrainian revolution has been seen through a
haze of propaganda. Russian leaders and the
Russian press have insisted that Ukrainian
protesters were right-wing extremists and
then that their victory was a coup. Ukraines
president, Viktor Yanukovych, used the same
clichs after a visit with the Russian president
at Sochi. After his regime was overturned, he
maintained he had been ousted by right-wing
thugs, a claim echoed by the armed men who
seized control of airports and government
buildings in the southern Ukrainian district of
Crimea on Friday.
Interestingly, the message from authoritarian
regimes in Moscow and Kiev was not so diferent
from some of what was written during the
uprising in the English-speaking world, especially
in publications of the far left and the far right.
From Lyndon LaRouches Executive Intelligence
Review through Ron Pauls newsletter through
The Nation and The Guardian, the story was
essentially the same: little of the factual history
of the protests, but instead a play on the idea of a
nationalist, fascist, or even Nazi coup dtat.
In fact, it was a classic popular revolution. It
began with an unmistakably reactionary regime.
A leader sought to gather all power, political as
well as fnancial, in his own hands. This leader
came to power in democratic elections, to be sure,
but then altered the system from within. For
example, the leader had been a common criminal:
a rapist and a thief. He found a judge who was
willing to misplace documents related to his case.
That judge then became the chief justice of the
Supreme Court. There were no constitutional
objections, subsequently, when the leader
asserted ever more power for his presidency.
In power, this leader, this president, remained
a thief, but now on a grand, perhaps
even unsurpassed, scale. Throughout his
country millions of small businessmen and
businesswomen found it impossible to keep their
frms afoat, thanks to the arbitrary demands of
tax authorities. Their profts were taken by the
state, and the autonomy that those profts might
have given them were denied. Workers in the
factories and mines had no means whatsoever of
expression their own distress, since any attempt
at a strike or even at labor organization would
simply have led to their dismissal.
The country, Ukraine, was in efect an oligarchy,
where much of the wealth was in the hands of
people who could ft in one elevator. But even
this sort of pluralism, the presence of more
than one very rich person, was too much for the
leader, Viktor Yanukovych. He wanted to be not
only the president but the oligarch-in-chief. His
son, a dentist, was suddenly one of the wealthiest
men in Europe. Tens of billions of dollars simply
disappeared from the state budget. Yanukovych
built for himself a series of extravagant homes,
perhaps the ugliest in architectural history.
It is hard to have all of the power and all of the
money at the same time, because power comes
from the state, and the state has to have a
budget. If a leader steals so much from the people
that the state goes bankrupt, then his power
is diminished. Yanukovych actually faced this
problem last year. And so, despite everything,
he became vulnerable, in a very curious way. He
needed someone to fnance the immediate debts
of the Ukrainian state so that his regime would
not fall along with it.
Struggling to pay his debts last year, the
Ukrainian leader had two options. The frst was
to begin trade cooperation with the European
Union. No doubt an association agreement with
the EU would have opened the way for loans.
But it also would have meant the risk of the
application of the rule of law within Ukraine. The
other alternative was to take money from another
authoritarian regime, the great neighbor to the
east, the Russian Federation.
In December of last year, the leader of this
neighboring authoritarian regime, Vladimir
Putin, ofered a deal. From Russias hard
currency reserves accumulated by the sale of
hydrocarbons he was willing to ofer a loan
of $15 billion, and lower the price of natural
gas from Russia. Putin had a couple of little
preoccupations, however.
The frst was the gay conspiracy. This was a
subject that had dominated Russian propaganda
throughout last year but which had been
essentially absent from Ukraine. Perhaps Ukraine
could join in? Yes indeed: the Ukrainian prime
minister began to explain to his population that
Ukraine could not have closer cooperation with
Europe, since the EU was interested chiefy in
gay marriage.
Putins second preoccupation was something
called Eurasia. This was and is Putins
proposed rival to the European Union, a club of
dictatorships meant to include Russia, Belarus,
and Kazakhstan. Again, perhaps Ukraine could
join? Yanukovych hesitated here, seeing the trap
the subordination of Ukraine of course meant
his own subordinationbut he did allow himself
to be jollied along toward the necessary policies.
He began to act like a proper dictator. He began
to kill his own people in signifcant numbers.
He bloodied his hands, making him an unlikely
future partner for the European Union.
Enter a lonely, courageous Ukrainian rebel, a
leading investigative journalist. A dark-skinned
journalist who gets racially profled by the
regime. And a Muslim. And an Afghan. This
is Mustafa Nayem, the man who started the
revolution. Using social media, he called students
and other young people to rally on the main
square of Kiev in support of a European choice
for Ukraine. That square is called the Maidan,
which by the way is an Arab word. During the
frst few days of the protests the students called
it the Euromaidan. Russian propaganda called it,
predictably enough, the Gayeuromaidan.
When riot police were sent to beat the students,
who came to defend them? More Afghans, but
Afghans of a very diferent sort: Ukrainian
veterans of the Soviet Red Army, men who had
been sent to invade Afghanistan during after the
Soviet invasion of that country in 1979. These
men came to defend their children, as they
called the students. But they were also defending
a protest initiated by a man born in Kabul at the
very time they were fghting their way toward it.
In December the crowds grew larger. By the end
of the year, millions of people had taken part in
protests, all over the country. Journalists were
beaten. Individual activists were abducted. Some
of them were tortured. Dozens disappeared
and have not yet been found. As the New Year
began the protests broadened. Muslims from
southern Ukraine marched in large numbers.
Representatives of the large Kiev Jewish
community were prominently represented. Some
of the most important organizers were Jews.
The telephone hotline that people called to seek
missing relatives was established by gay activists
(people who have experience with hotlines).
Some of the hospital guards who tried to stop the
police from abducting the wounded were young
feminists.
In all of these ways, the decadent West, as
Russias foreign minister put it, was present.
Yes, there were some Jews, and there were some
gays, in this revolution. And this was exploited
by both the Russian and Ukrainian regimes in
their internal propaganda. The Russian press
presented the protest as part of a larger gay
conspiracy. The Ukrainian regime instructed its
riot police that the opposition was led by a larger
Jewish conspiracy. Meanwhile, both regimes
informed the outside world that the protestors
were Nazis. Almost nobody in the West seemed to
notice this contradiction.
On January 16, Yanukovych signed a series of
laws that had been passed through parliament,
entirely illegally, by a minority using only
a show of hands. These laws, introduced by
pro-Russian legislators and similar to Russian
models, severely constrained the freedom of
speech and assembly, making of millions of
protesters extremists who could be imprisoned.
Organizations that had fnancial contacts with
the outside world, including Catholic and Jewish
groups, were suddenly foreign agents and
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subject to immediate harassment.
After weeks of maintaining their calm in the
face of repeated assaults by the riot police, some
protesters now chose violence. Out of public
view, people had been dying at the hands of the
police for weeks. Now some of the protesters were
killed by the regime in public. The frst Ukrainian
protester to be killed was an Armenian. The
second to be killed was a Belarusian.
Then came the mass killings by the regime.
On February 18 the Ukrainian parliament was
supposed to consider a compromise that many
observers believed was a frst step away from
bloody confrontation: a constitutional reform to
return the state to parliamentary democracy.
Instead, the riot police were unleashed in Kiev,
this time armed not only with tear gas, stun
grenades, and rubber bullets, but also with live
ammunition. The protesters fell back to the
Maidan and defended it, the way revolutionaries
do: with cobblestones, Molotov cocktails, and in
the end their bare hands.
On February 20, an EU delegation was supposed
to arrive to negotiate a truce. Instead, the regime
orchestrated a bloodbath. The riot police fell
back from some of the Maidan. When protesters
followed, they were shot by snipers who had taken
up positions on rooftops. Again and again people
ran out to try to rescue the wounded, and again
and again they were shot.
Who was killed? Dozens of people, in all about
a hundred, most of them young men. Bohdan
Solchanyk was a young lecturer at the Ukrainian
Catholic University, a Ukrainian speaker from
western Ukraine. He was shot and killed. Yevhen
Kotlyov was an environmentalist from Kharkiv,
a Russian speaker from eastern Ukraine. He
was shot and killed. One of the people killed was
a Russian citizen; a number of Russians had
come to fghtmost of them anarchists who had
come to aid their Ukrainian anarchist comrades.
At least two of those killed by the regime, and
perhaps more, were Jews. One of those Afghans,
Ukrainian veterans of the Red Armys war in
Afghanistan, was Jewish: Alexander Scherbatyuk.
He was shot and killed by a sniper. Another of
those killed was a Pole, a member of Ukraines
Polish minority.
Has it ever before happened that people associated
with Ukrainian, Russian, Belarusian, Armenian,
Polish, and Jewish culture have died in a
revolution that was started by a Muslim? Can
we who pride ourselves in our diversity and
tolerance think of anything remotely similar in
our own histories?
The people were victorious as a result of sheer
physical courage. The EU foreign ministers who
were supposed to be treated to a bloody spectacle
saw something else: the successful defense of
the Maidan. The horrifying massacre provoked
a general sense of outrage, even among some of
the people who had been Yanukovychs allies. He
did something he probably had not, when the day
began, intended to do: he signed an agreement
in which he promised not to use violence. His
policemen understood, perhaps better than he,
what this meant: the end of the regime. They
melted away, and he ran for his life. Power
shifted to parliament, where a new coalition of
oppositionists and dissenters from Yanukovychs
party formed a majority. Reforms began,
beginning with the constitution. Presidential
elections were called for May.
Still, the propaganda continued. Yanukovych
stopped somewhere to record a video message,
in Russian, claiming that he was the victim of
a Nazi coup. Russian leaders maintained that
extremists had come to power, and that Russians
in Ukraine were under threat. Although the
constitutional transition is indeed debatable in
the details, these charges of a right-wing coup are
nonsense.
The Ukrainian far right did play an important
part in the revolution. What it did, in going to
the barricades, was to liberate itself from the
regime of which it had been one of the bulwarks.
One of the moral atrocities of the Yanukovych
regime was to crush opposition from the center-
right, and support opposition from the far right.
By imprisoning his major opponents from the
legal political parties, most famously Yulia
Tymoshenko, Yanukovych was able to make of
democracy a game in which he and the far right
were the only players.
The far right, a party called Svoboda, grew
larger in these conditions, but never remotely
large enough to pose a real challenge to the
Yanukovych regime in democratic elections. In
this arrangement Yanukovych could then tell
gullible westerners that he was the alternative
to the far right. In fact, Svoboda was a house
opposition that, during the revolution, rebelled
against its own leadership. Against the wishes
of their leaders, the radical youth of Svoboda
fought in considerable numbers, alongside of
course people of completely diferent views.
They fought and they took risks and they died,
sometimes while trying to save others. In the
post-revolutionary situation these young men will
likely seek new leadership. The leader of Svoboda,
according to opinion polls, has little popular
support; if he chooses to run for president, which
is unlikely, he will lose.
The radical alternative to Svoboda is Right Sector,
a group of far-right organizations whose frankly
admitted goal was not a European future but a
national revolution against all foreign infuences.
In the long run, Right Sector is the group to
watch. For the time being, its leaders have been
very careful, in conversations with both Jews
and Russians, to stress that their goal is political
and not ethnic or racial. In the days after the
revolution they have not caused violence or
disorder. On the contrary, the subway runs in
Kiev. The grotesque residences of Yanukovych
are visited by tourists, but they are not looted.
The main one is now being used as a base for
archival research by investigative journalists.
The transitional authorities were not from
the right, or even from the western part of
Ukraine, where nationalism is more widespread.
The speaker of the parliament and the acting
president is a Baptist preacher from southeastern
Ukraine. All of the power ministries, where of
course any coup-plotter would plant his own
people, were led by professionals and Russian
speakers. The acting minister of internal afairs
was half Armenian and half Russian. The acting
minister of defense was of Roma origin.
The provisional authorities are now being
supplanted by a new government, chosen by
parliament, which is very similar in its general
orientation. The new prime minister is a Russian-
speaking conservative technocrat. Both of the
major presidential candidates in the elections
planned for May are Russian speakers. The likely
next president, Vitali Klitschko, is the son of a
general in the Soviet armed forces, best known
in the West as the heavyweight champion boxer.
He is a chess player and a Russian speaker. He
does his best to speak Ukrainian. It does not
come terribly naturally. He is not a Ukrainian
nationalist.
As specialists in Russian and Ukrainian
nationalism have been predicting for weeks,
the claim that the Ukrainian revolution is a
nationalist coup, as Yanukovych, in Russian
exile, said on Friday, has become a pretext for
Russian intervention. This now appears to be
underway in the Crimea, where the Russian fag
has been raised over the regional parliament and
gunmen have occupied the airports. Meanwhile,
Russia has put army battle groups on alert and
sent naval cruisers from the Baltic Sea to
the Black Sea.
Whatever course the Russian intervention may
take, it is not an attempt to stop a fascist coup,
since nothing of the kind has taken place. What
has taken place is a popular revolution, with all
of the messiness, confusion, and opposition that
entails. The young leaders of the Maidan, some
of them radical leftists, have risked their lives to
oppose a regime that represented, at an extreme,
the inequalities that we criticize at home. They
have an experience of revolution that we do not.
Part of that experience, unfortunately, is that
Westerners are provincial, gullible,
and reactionary.
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Thus far the new Ukrainian authorities have
reacted with remarkable calm. It is entirely
possible that a Russian attack on Ukraine will
provoke a strong nationalist reaction: indeed,
it would be rather surprising if it did not, since
invasions have a way of bringing out the worst in
people. If this is what does happen, we should see
events for what they are: an entirely unprovoked
attack by one nation upon the sovereign territory
of another.
Insofar as we have accepted the presentation of
the revolution as a fascist coup, we have delayed
policies that might have stopped the killing earlier,
and helped prepare the way for war. Insofar as we
wish for peace and democracy, we are going to
have to begin by getting the story right.
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This research project consists of a series of visual journalism reports about the situation
in Ukraine from November 2013 to May 2014. Primarily it is for people who already have
an interest in the ongoing crisis and/or those who want to fnd out more. The aim is to
explore diferent dogmas surrounding the recent events through graphic design. It is an
attempt to understand why propaganda still fnds its way into collective consciousness
when information is readily available online.
Timothy Snyder, in his essay titled Ukraine: The Haze of Propaganda, talks about how
the western media was unable to provide accurate facts about the crisis in Ukraine, lazily
repeating the Russian media. Therefore this book investigates how the two represent
reality of what is happening.