EuroMaidan and Social Mobilisation in the East of Ukraine

EuroMaidan and Social Mobilisation in the East of Ukraine

Illustrations

Previous history

Kharkiv, November 7, 1990, Anti-communist assembly. One of the biggest marches ever. Photo from archive of Olesya Yurchenko

Kharkiv, November 7, 1990, Anti-communist assembly. One of the biggest marches ever.
Photo from archive of Olesya Yurchenko

Kharkiv, November 24, 2004, Freedom Square is full of Orange Revolution activists. Photo by Nataliya Zubar

Kharkiv, November 24, 2004, Freedom Square is full of Orange Revolution activists.
Photo by Nataliya Zubar

To obstruct the peaceful gatherings of opposition city government of Kharkiv stopped all trams around the square where the gathering was scheduled. Photo by Andrij Bezuglyj

Kharkiv, April 12, 2013. To obstruct the peaceful gatherings of opposition city government of Kharkiv stopped all trams around the square where the gathering was scheduled.
Photo by Andrij Bezuglyj

Euromaidan Assemblies

Donetsk. November 21, 2013. First activists of Euromaidan Donetsk near Taras Shevchenko monument

Donetsk. November 21, 2013. First activists of Euromaidan Donetsk near Taras Shevchenko monument

First Euromaidan Kharkiv assembly starts. Kharkiv, Freedom Square, 2:15 am, November 22, 2013 Photo by Viktor Garbar

First Euromaidan Kharkiv assembly starts.
Kharkiv, Freedom Square, 2:15 am, November 22, 2013
Photo by Viktor Garbar

Kharkiv, November 24, 2013. First big rally of Euromaidan. Two members of coordinating council of Euromaidan are talking to the superior of patrol police. Talks continued every day. Photo by Nataliya Zubar

Kharkiv, November 24, 2013. First big rally of Euromaidan. Two members of coordinating council of Euromaidan are talking to the superior of patrol police. Talks continued every day.
Photo by Nataliya Zubar

Taras Shevchenko monument - a regular place for Euromaidan meetings in Kharkiv. Kharkiv, December 1, 2013 Organizers are preparing for the first really big rally. Photo by Nataliya Zubar

Taras Shevchenko monument – a regular place for Euromaidan meetings in Kharkiv. Kharkiv, December 1, 2013
Organizers are preparing for the first really big rally.
Photo by Nataliya Zubar

A typical Euromaidan Kharkiv assembly Photo by Viktor Garbar

A typical Euromaidan Kharkiv assembly
Photo by Viktor Garbar

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Donetsk, December 2013, Euromaidan activist speaks at the rally

Kharkiv, December 11, 2013, a member of coordinating council of Euromaidan Kharkiv collects donations at the assembly

Kharkiv, December 11, 2013, a member of coordinating council of Euromaidan Kharkiv collects donations at the assembly. Photo by Nataliya Zubar

Kharkiv, 19 December, 2013, St.Nicholas Day Photo by Nataliya Zubar

Kharkiv, 19 December, 2013, St.Nicholas Day
Photo by Nataliya Zubar

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Donetsk, December 2013, a Euromaidan activist. Photo by Vitaliy Ovcharenko

Kharkiv, 22 December 2013, Sergij Zhadan sings at the festival he organized at the regular Sunday Euromaidan rally-fest Photo by Nataliya Zubar

Kharkiv, 22 December 2013, Sergij Zhadan sings at the festival he organized at the regular Sunday Euromaidan rally-fest
Photo by Nataliya Zubar

Donetsk, January, Activist of EuroMaidan Donetsk after attack of gangsters Photo by pauluskp.livejournal.com

Donetsk, January, Activist of EuroMaidan Donetsk after attack of gangsters Photo by pauluskp.livejournal.com

December 28, 2013, Kharkiv, Lutsenko speaks to the crowd after having been splattered with brilliant green (an act intended as public humiliation, similar to tarring and feathering). Photo by Nataliya Zubar

December 28, 2013, Kharkiv, Lutsenko speaks to the crowd after having been splattered with brilliant green (an act intended as public humiliation, similar to tarring and feathering).
Photo by Nataliya Zubar

Paris, December 2013. Slogans say

Paris, December 2013. Slogans say “Paris supports maidan in Kharkiv”

December 2013, Slogan says

December 2013, Slogan says “Berlin supports Euromaidan in Kharkiv”

Donetsk, January 5, Euromaidan activists march on the central street (Photo from novosti.dn.ua)

Donetsk, January 5, Euromaidan activists march on the central street (Photo from novosti.dn.ua)

1st Euromaidan Forum

11 January, 2014, Zbigniew Romaszewski speaks at the opening of 1st Euromaidan Forum in Kharkiv in a church cellar

11 January, 2014, Zbigniew Romaszewski speaks at the opening of 1st Euromaidan Forum in Kharkiv in a church cellar. Photo by Viktor Garbar

Kharkiv, January 12, 2014. Final assembly of 1st Euromaidan Forum near the Yaroslav Mudry monument. Supporters of Yanukovych are gathered for counter assembly. Photo by Nataliya Zubar

Kharkiv, January 12, 2014.
Final assembly of 1st Euromaidan Forum near the Yaroslav Mudry monument. Supporters of Yanukovych are gathered for counter assembly.
Photo by Nataliya Zubar

Kharkiv, January 12, 2014. Final assembly of 1st Euromaidan Forum near the Yaroslav Mudry monument. The police separates Euromaidan from supporters of Yanukovych. Photo by Nataliya Zubar

Kharkiv, January 12, 2014.
Final assembly of 1st Euromaidan Forum near the Yaroslav Mudry monument. The police separates Euromaidan from supporters of Yanukovych.
Photo by Nataliya Zubar

Kharkiv, January 12, 2014. Final assembly of 1st Euromaidan Forum near the Yaroslav Mudry monument. Men surrounded created live chain to protect the assembly from hooligans. Photo by Nataliya Zubar

Kharkiv, January 12, 2014.
Final assembly of 1st Euromaidan Forum near the Yaroslav Mudry monument. Men surrounded created live chain to protect the assembly from hooligans.
Photo by Nataliya Zubar

Kharkiv responds to “Russian Spring”

Kharkiv March 9, 2014, Constitution Square after march of Euromaidan

Kharkiv March 9, 2014, Constitution Square after march of Euromaidan. Photo by Milena Kovalska

Kharkiv, March 9, 2014, faces of Euromaidan Photo by Nataliya Zubar

Kharkiv, March 9, 2014, faces of Euromaidan
Photo by Nataliya Zubar

Kharkiv, March 9, 2014, Euromaidan Kharkiv celebrates 200 years anniversary of Taras Shevchenko. People protest against the Russian annexation of Crimea Photo by Nataliya Zubar

Kharkiv, March 9, 2014, Euromaidan Kharkiv celebrates 200 years anniversary of Taras Shevchenko. People protest against the Russian annexation of Crimea
Photo by Nataliya Zubar

Violent Russian Spring

Kharkiv, April 7, 2014, Freedom Square, Russians are beating patriots, police does not interfere. Photo by Andrij Bezuglyj

Kharkiv, April 7, 2014, Freedom Square, Russians are beating patriots, police does not interfere.
Photo by Andrij Bezuglyj

Donetsk, April 13, 2014, Lenin Square after Chernyavsky's death. Photo by Vitaliy Ovcharenko

Donetsk, April 13, 2014, Lenin Square after Chernyavsky’s death. Photo by Vitaliy Ovcharenko

Donetsk, April 29, 2014. Russian bandit after beating participants of assembly

Donetsk, April 29, 2014. Russian bandit after beating participants of assembly “For Ukraine”
Photo by Vitaliy Ovcharenko

Donetsk, April 29, 2014, Participant of Ukrainian assembly beaten by Russians receives first aid. Photo by Vitaliy Ovcharenko

Donetsk, April 29, 2014, Participant of Ukrainian assembly beaten by Russians receives first aid.
Photo by Vitaliy Ovcharenko

Kharkiv April 13, 2014, anti-Maidan attempts to occupy the city hall.

Kharkiv April 13, 2014, anti-Maidan attempts to occupy the city hall. Photo by Viktor Garbar

Post Euromaidan Volunteer Movement

Kramatorsk, 27 July, 2014 Activists from Kharkiv brought flags and Ukrainian symbolics. Photo by Nataliya Zubar

Kramatorsk, 27 July, 2014
Activists from Kharkiv brought flags and Ukrainian symbolics.
Photo by Nataliya Zubar

Kharkiv, November 31, 2014, Sergij Zhadan collects books as donations for Ukrainian Army. Photo by Nataliya Zubar

Kharkiv, November 31, 2014, Sergij Zhadan collects books as donations for Ukrainian Army.
Photo by Nataliya Zubar

December 28, 2014 Help Army volunteers brings presents for 92 Brigade in Lugansk region Photo by Leonid Logvineno

December 28, 2014 Help Army volunteers brings presents for 92 Brigade in Lugansk region
Photo by Leonid Logvineno

Frontline, April 5, 2015. Volunteer artists from Kharkiv entertain the Myrotvorets (Peacebuiler) batalion. Photo by Leonid Logvinenko

Frontline, April 5, 2015. Volunteer artists from Kharkiv entertain the Myrotvorets (Peacebuiler) batalion.
Photo by Leonid Logvinenko

Slobozhanshchyna battalion protects patriotic march in Kharkiv, 2014

Kharkiv, 2915. Slobozhanshchyna police battalion protects patriotic march (photo by batalion press service)

August 14, 2015, checkpoint near Maruipol, ready to be used any time. Photo by Nataliya Zubar

August 14, 2015, checkpoint near Maruipol, ready to be used any time.
Photo by Nataliya Zubar

Ukrainian Ultras

Donetsk, January 23, 2014 Donetsk ultras protect Euromaidan. Photo by novosti.dn.ua

Donetsk, January 23, 2014 Donetsk ultras protect Euromaidan. Photo by novosti.dn.ua

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Kharkiv, March 30, 2014, first march of Ultras of Shakhtar Donetsk and Kharkiv Metalist clubs. The international hit about Putin H##lo is performed for the first time. Screenshot from Youtube.com

That famous Ultras song – original video

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Kharkiv. November 10, 2016. Tent “Everything for the victory” on the central Freedom Square is in its 3rd year. People bring there help for the Army and volunteer for support of veterans. Photo by Nataliya Zubar