Looking at Kiev, through blood and fire

Lavin, Talia
February 2014
Jewish Telegraphic Agency: 1922 to present;2/19/2014, p1
The scenes from Kiev are reminiscent of Cairo in 2011- or perhaps the Battle of Stalingrad or revolutionary Paris. A ring of burning barricades surrounds the stage on which opposition leaders, European Union parliament members and protesters speak. Images in the news are filled with blood and smoke, burning cars, streets denuded of bricks that have been hurled by one side or another as protesters clash violently with police in the Ukrainian streets.


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