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The winter of 2014 was marked by one of the most prominent events for Ukraine since gaining independence — Euromaidan. Exacerbation of political crisis, activization of radical nationalists activity in the capital was not welcomed by eastern regions of the country, which have always been loyal to ex-president Victor Yanukovych and the Party of Regions. The shift of power was extremely negatively met by the northern neighbour of Ukraine, which caused a whole sequence of events that still hinder the European development of Ukraine.
In spring, waves of protests against “armed anti-constitutional coup d’etat” ran over the biggest cities of the eastern part of Ukraine, which led to illegal proclamation of the so-called Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics. However, eastern parts of Ukraine, are not the only craddle of separatism and pillar of self-proclaimed republics. Republic of […]

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