Ruslana: Europe, Ukraine is being killed before your eyes
12:44, — Europa
Ruslana Lyzhychko asks Europe to impose sanctions immediately to stop the war waged by the authorities against Ukrainians.
The Ukrainian singer wrote it on Facebook.
Ruslana Lyzhychko underlined that an objective investigation of crimes against humanity should be launched immediately and that criminals should face an international tribunal.
“Europe! Stop promising, start acting. Europe in Ukraine is being killed before your eyes! Democratic Ukraine and people who choose European values are being destroyed before your eyes!” Ruslana said.
The singer was in Independence Square (Maidan Nezalezhnosti) at the time when the police began to storm the protest camp.
“Folks, hold on! Authorities, come so senses! Europe and the world, notice us! Notice Ukraine in the centre of Europe,” Ruslana said from the stage of the Maidan.
Clashes between protesters and the police have resumed in Kyiv. The protesters broke through a police cordon near the Verkhovna Rada building. At the intersection of Hrushevsky Street and Kreposny LaneThe protesters broke through the cars blocking the street. The troops had to retreat. The headquarters of the Party of Regions in Kyiv was set on fire. The protesters face fire from shotguns. Activists are setting new barricades near the Verkhovna Rada building. Scores of people from both sides were injured, nine people were killed.