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Road to Dictatorship versus the Struggle for Freedom

Although the Euromaidan demonstrations in Kyiv were originally a protest against Yanukovych's decision to turn away from Europe and sign an agreement with Russia, after the brutal Berkut attack on the peaceful demonstrators in the early morning of 30Nov2013, the essence of the demonstrations immediately morphed into a struggle of "Good" versus "Evil" -- the Ukrainian people aspiring to live in a free, peaceful democratic society versus the Yanukovych regime attempting to implement a terroristic police state. Below, we have archived links to video clips documenting the evolution of this struggle. We intend to update this file periodically as events unfold.
Will Zuzak; 2014.02.01; 2014.03.01

2013.11.21 -- Kyiv residents gather on Independence Square (Euromaidan) to protest Yanukovych decision not to sign Association Agreement with the European Union
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-N1aaIosC9Y&feature=youtu.be  [09:13]  Yuriy Lutsenko, Vladimir Klychko call for people to come to the Euromaidan on 24Nov2014

2013.11.30 -- Berkut vicious attack on peaceful demonstrators on Euromaidan on 30Nov2013
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWNdeRtBmWA  [06:43] Berkut attack on Euromaidan in Kyiv at 04:10 am 30Nov2013 (Vidro)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNTBnL9Z8Yw [01:09] Berkut attack on Euromaidan in Kyiv at 04:10 am 30Nov2013 (EuroNews)

2013.12.08 -- Massive Rally in Kyiv
http://www.rferl.org/content/ukraine-protest-kiev-eu/25193530.html  [03:34]  RFE/RL | 08Dec2013 | Oleh Tyahnybok

2013.12.09 -- Raid of Batkivshchyna offices, confiscation of computer servers on 09Dec2013

2013.12.11 -- Approx. 01:00 am Berkut starts to dismantle Euromaidan but fail as thousands of Kyiv residents rush to the rescue on 11Dec2013
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mix6pkNi2Rw  [15:04] 01:00 am  11Dec2013 (Euromaidan survives; occupation of City Hall continues.)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/11/ukraine-protest_n_4423868.html  [07:58] English video
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25328311  [02:19] English video

2013.12.17 -- Yanukovych/Putin deal = $15 billion loan + 33% discount on natural gas on 17Dec2013

2013.12.25 -- Tetyana Chornovol beating on 25Dec2013
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BKbzEBALGw  [00:52]  Tetyana Chornovol questions Viktor Yanukovych on 25Dec2007(?) in Kyiv.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hGzAHxHZeQ   [05:52]  Tetyana Chornovol car chase at 01:30 am 25Dec2013 near Kyiv.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8yQtFQfKxB4  [00:47] Tetyana Chornovol wheeled into Kyiv hospital on 25Dec2013. [Removed by youtube.]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bD0Pqnyd_ZQ  [01:24] Tetyana Chornovol in Kyiv hospital on 25Dec2013.

2013.12.29 -- Oleh Tyahnybok speech on Euromaidan on 29Dec2013
Solidarity against Terror  VOSvoboda, 29Dec2013; Oleh Tyahnybok [11:05, Ukr, Eng. translation]

2014.01.11 -- Yuri Lutsenko beaten on 11Jan2014
http://www.pravda.com.ua/news/2014/01/11/7009301/  Ukrainska Pravda | 11Jan2014 | Berkut beat up Lutsenko [02:01 and 05:28]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOP7ft4Qj9A  [02:01]  Berkut fracture skull of Yuriy Lutsenko.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvjC_ivRYEk  [05:28]  Berkut beat up Yuriy Lutsenko and other people.
http://www.radiosvoboda.org/content/article/25227760.html  [04:44]  Demonstrators try to remove masks from Berkut.

2014.01.16 -- Verkhovna Rada passes legislation to legalize dictatorship in Ukraine on 16Jan2014
http://khpg.org/index.php?id=1389882519  "Ukraine’s ruling majority slips in dangerously repressive law"  Kharkiv Human Rights Group | 16Jan2014 | Halya Coynash
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqflBUdgVn8  [01:36] Vote in Verkhovna Rada 16Jan2014.
yanukovych20140116dictatorship.jpg  Dictatorship Legalized -- 25 provisions of statute (Ukrainian).
yanukovych20140116dictatorshipE.jpg  Dictatorship in Ukraine Legalized -- 25 provisions of statute (English).
VerkhovnaRada20140116dictatorship.jpg  Names and photos of 240 Verkhovna Rada deputies who voted in the "dictatorship" laws.

2014.01.19/20 -- Protests turn violent on Hrushevsky Street with rocks, Molotov cocktails versus stun grenades and rubber bullets used by Berkut.
http://ukrstream.tv/videos/mitinghuval_niki_vidbili_ataku_bierkutu  [06:57]  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvmQ0mqkRDs  [05:11]  

2014.01.22 -- Three to five deaths reported on 22Jan2014
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CyFqqstK7e0  [01:30]  Serhii Nihoyan musical requiem
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bOwt1_l2OU  [04:03]  Mikhal Zhyznevsky musical requiem
http://www.radiosvoboda.org/content/article/25242558.html  Radio Svoboda | 25Jan2014 | Arrested and dead [English-language list]
Detained and Arrested in the city of Kyiv and other cities   Google link, 26Jan2014

2014.01.22 -- Yuriy Lutsenko speech on Euromaidan on 22Jan2014
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6bKLRWHm5U  [11:41]  Maidan speech | 22Jan2014 | Yuriy Lutsenko  [Designated private by owner.]

2014.01.27 -- Lesya Orobets interview on CNN on 27Jan2014
http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/world/2014/01/27/amanpour-ukraine-protests-opposition-lesya-orobets-intv.cnn.html  [10:08]   CNN | 27Jan2014 | Lesya Orobets
http://www.xoxol.org/truth/truth.html  Lubomyr Prytulak | 28Jan2014 | Translation of Lesya Orobets article

2014.01.28 -- Nikolai Azarov resigns on 28Jan2014
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tncih_V0Z5s  [01:16]

2014.02.06 -- Myron Petriw summary of Euromaidan on 06Feb2014
Euro Maidan, the Ukrainian Revolution   Mackenzie Institute, 06Feb2014; Myroslav Petriw

2014.02.18 -- Snipers shoot demonstrators on 18Feb2014
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7vX0MAatXY  [02:14]

2014.02.20 -- Snipers shoot demonstrators
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Gm2Ljp98K4  [03:25] -- English commentary 20Feb2014 [Removed by youtube]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U4GbDgN7emM  [41:06]  Ukrainian Revolution 18/20Feb2014
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsE7lYVa5kk&sns=tw  [55.22]  Sniper fire 20Feb2014 [Added 06Dec2014]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=goOBQhS_X8A&list=UUNcUCOfj8QbIdBoEp8isP_g&app=desktop  [55.32] Sniper fire 20Feb2014 [Added 21Dec2014]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yi2DunVcnG4  [02:42]  Sniper fire 20Feb2014 [Added 06Dec2014]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4n-D0goFXY  [01:24]  TSN TV 20Feb2014 highlights  [Added 06Dec2014]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgKo84kHVfg  [03:53] -- Funeral on Maidan on 21Feb2014
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6cpyRwl-ZU  [02:29] -- Volodymyr Parasiuk speaks to Euromaidan on 21Feb2014
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ude6JX3YxVI  [02:30, English subtitles] -- Volodymyr Parasiuk speaks to Euromaidan on 21Feb2014
http://www.kyivpost.com/content/ukraine/lviv-man-takes-gains-fame-as-euromaidan-hero-with-his-timely-threat-to-yanukovych-337843.html  -- Parasiuk threat
http://news.yahoo.com/ukraine-turbulence-lad-lviv-becomes-toast-kiev-113929177.html  -- Parasiuk threat
2014.02.22 -- Yanukovych flees Kyiv; Turchinov becomes acting president on 22Feb2014

2014.02.26 -- Myron Petriw summary of Euromaidan on 26Feb2014
Situation Update: The Ukrainian Revolution  Mackenzie Institute, 26Feb2014; Myroslav Petriw

2014.03.01 -- Russia initiates war on Ukraine on 01Mar2014

-- Continued at--
Russian Roulette: The Invasion of Ukraine  Simon Ostrovsky of Vice News  [Multiple videos]