Belarusians, Ukrainians, Poles supported Euromaydan in Warsaw
8:32, — Politics
The solidarity action took place near the embassy of Ukraine.
Local Ukrainians, Belarusians and Poles came out into Castle Square on 22 January in order to support the protest in Kiev, Radio Svaboda reports.
After the speeches by the event’s organizers, Maydan participants and supporting Polish citizens, who provided help and support to Euromaydan, people moved to Ukraine’s embassy in order to leave candles there.
The protests have been going on for over two months in Ukraine. On 22 January the most serious clashes took place between the protesters and special police forces. Another cleansing attempt took place in Hrushevskoho Street in Kiev. Riot police and interior troops attacked the barricades, erected by the protesters. The Special Forces went beyond the line of the busses, burnt two days before. The people tried to escape, but the troops chased them and beat up.
As a result of the clashes at least three people were killed, several hundred wounded. Two protesters, among whom there is a Belarusian Mikhail Zhyznieuski, were shot by riot police. One was thrown off the stadium colonnade by riot police and died in resuscitation department.