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Ukraine: “Revolution 2.0″

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Ukraine, Breaking News, Digital Activism, Economics & Business, Freedom of Speech, History, Human Rights, Law, Politics, Protest

Andriy Kachor (@Ka4or [1]) reports (UKR; #kat_ua [2]) that Khreshchatyk, Kyiv's central street, has been “blocked” by the protesters [3] and that “the number of cops is growing proportionally to the number of the people [3].” Dan Matteush (@Matteush [4]) calls it [5] (UKR) “Revolution 2.0″, alluding to the protests known as the Orange Revolution [6] six years ago. Thousands of people are viewing the Ustream live broadcast [7] from Kyiv's Independence Square (Maidan Nezalezhnosti).