Ukraine marks 2nd anniversary of pro-EU Maidan protest

Ukrainians on Sunday marked the second anniversary of Ukrainian pro-European Union (EU) mass protests which caused a change in the country’s leadership and brought Ukraine closer to the EU.

Relatives of the killed Maidan protestors light candles and place flowers near portraits during a memorial ceremony.

The protest started on Nov. 21, 2013 demanding the country’s European integration, but it snowballed into a nationwide movement against authorities after a crackdown on protestors

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