Ukrainians mark the anniversary of the Euromaidan Revolution in Kiev

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Ukrainians lay flowers at the memorial for Maidan activists or ‘Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred’, who were killed on the Maidan during anti-government protests in 2014, not far from Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine, on Thursday 21 November 2019.

Ukrainians marked the anniversary of the Euromaidan revolution, commemorating 21 November 2013, on which activists started an anti-government picket after then-Prime Minister Mykola Azarov announced the suspension of a landmark treaty with the European Union.

The protests eventually led to the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych, creating political rifts through the country that erupted into a violent conflict between separatists and government forces in the eastern part of the country in the spring.



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