Articles by Ivan Katchanovski
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The “Snipers’ Massacre” on the Maidan in Ukraine
Ivan Katchanovski, Ph.D. | University of Otawa - TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Mar 2023
Abstract: The massacre of almost 50 Maidan protesters on 20 Feb 2014 was a turning point in Ukrainian politics and a tipping point in the conflict between the West and Russia over Ukraine. This mass killing of the protesters and the mass shooting of the police that preceded it led to the overthrow of the pro-Russian government of Viktor Yanukovych and gave a start to a civil war in Donbas in Eastern Ukraine, Russian military intervention in Crimea and Donbas, and an international conflict between the West and Russia over Ukraine.→ read full article