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Day of Heavenly Hundred Heroes

Day of Heavenly Hundred Heroes

Day of Heavenly Hundred Heroes


 

Ukrainians mark Day of Heavenly Hundred Heroes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pv_XwWSGotA

Originally shared by Oksana Szulhan

February 18activists march on the Verkhovna Rada; initial clashes in Mariyinsky Park and Shovkovychna and Lypska Streets; Berkut troops advance towards Maidan Nezalezhnosti; opposition leaders meeting with Yanukovych.

February 19 – Yanukovych government readies for power struggle; SBU launches an ‘ anti-terrorist ‘ operation; protestors and activists arrive from all corners of Ukraine; Yanukovych meets again with opposition leaders_.

February 20 – Euromaidan protesters march on riot police with shields and Molotov cocktails and force them to retreat, thus regaining control of Maidan Nezalezhnosti; Radosław Sikorski of Poland, Laurent Fabius of France, and Frank-Walter Steinmeier of Germany meet with Yanukovych; Verkhovna Rada convenes for an emergency sitting, but the Party of Regions does not take part; bloodiest day of the clashes with at least 21 protesters killed_.

February 21 – Many members of the Party of Regions and their families flee Kyiv; compromise deal called 21 February Agreement reached with opposition parties after hours of negotiations ; Euromaidan activists, Pravy Sektor and Automaidan refuse the agreement and call for Yanukovych’s resignation; hundreds of riot police officers guarding the presidential compound and nearby government buildings vanish; Euromaidan self-defence units peacefully gain control over central Kyiv and its government buildings; military stands with the people; Maidan participants wish last farewell to the perished Heroes (Heavenly Hundred)_. „

http://euromaidanpress.com/2017/02/18/ukrainians-commemorates-heroes-of-heavens-hundred-killed-three-years-ago-in-euromaidan-massacre/

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