Ukranian crisis is at his core. thousands and thousands of demonstrators are occupying Maidan Square, in the center of Kiev, to defy protest ban and to demand for the immediate resignation of their president, Yanukovich. Tens of thousands of protesters rallied in Ukraine today, buoyed by pledges of support from Europe and the United States, in a bid to wring new concessions from President Viktor Yanukovych. More than 50,000 people could be seen on Kiev’s barricaded Independence Square -- that has become the epicentre of a two-month protest movement -- and thousands more were arriving. Maidan square and the government buildings are occupied: Protester, voulunteers and people lives there untill the anti-government protest kick out the president.
There is Roman is 26 years old, a former soldier who fought in Afghanistan. It is now at the head of a small militia made up of a dozen twenty-somethings, who patrol the streets of Kiev from midnight to dawn. In a situation of substantial stalemate, the crisis in Ukraine is slowly becoming a war of positions, with more and more military. A scenario that is getting closer to civil war.
After a controversial referendum on the status of Crimea that was held on March 16, 2014, by the legislature of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and by the local government of Sevastopol also in Donetsk’s Lenin Square is proclaimed the independent republic of Nova Russia, no polling station is open in the city center. A few smaller towns in the Donbass region show a very low turnout in the Ukrainian presidential elections. The new President-elect Poroshenko in the evening announces that there will be no mediation with the pro-Russia Separatist militia who patrol the entrances to the city under the leadership of Denis Pushlin. During the night and in the morning of May 26 clashes come close to the city, from the front line arrive the first war bulletins.And the first victims among civilians.In Donetsk the streets are empty as people begin to feel something ambiguous, firefights and bombings closer and closer in to the city center.