posted on Dec, 8 2013 @ 03:01 PM
Angry anti-government protesters toppled a statue of former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin in the center of Kiev on Sunday and blockaded key
government buildings amid huge street protests, raising the stakes in an escalating standoff .
"Ukraine is tired of Yanukovych. We need new rules. We need to completely change those in power," said protester Kostyantyn Meselyuk, 42. "Europe can
Packing Independence Square as far as the eye could see, Ukrainians waving European Union flags sang the national anthem and shouted "Resignation!"
and "Down with the gang!" in a reference to Yanukovych's regime.
Lenin Statue DESTROYED
Protesters then took turns beating on the torso of the fallen statue, while others lined up to collect a piece of the stone. The crowd chanted "Glory
Out the government
"Goodbye, Communist legacy,"
I am not sure how much everyone has been following the story, but people
in the Ukraine are TAKING A HUGE a stand..
Could the Russians consider entering Ukraine to restore order? No doubt under consideration. Frightening prospect, and a reminder of the quick war in
Georgia in 2008.
In short their president, said no to further merge with the EU, and move further away form
Russia sure as hell does not want this.
It sounds like the government put in place in the Ukraine are really puppets for Russia..
The people are joining and now *OCCUPYING* in thousands.
They are shutting down government services and are saying they WILL NOT QUIT
until their anti-EU president steps down..
Kyiv’s central Independence Square DEC8
Is this just the sign of the times??
Also me thinking, why the HELL DO THEY STILL (did still) have statues of Lenin??
Should America take notes and maybe do something of this themselves?
I believe we as people in America do this, we would be shot easily, hands down..
Sad sad world.
edit on 8-12-2013 by starfoxxx because: (no reason given)