Inside the Revolution in Kiev, Ukraine
Feeling very sad and incredibly angry. My city burns tonight. The capital of the country that I love (my adopted home and the land of my ancestors), today lost any sense of innocence that may have been left here. Tonight the center of Kyiv has become a war zone.
This place of peace, of multiple languages and religions, of intellectual vibrancy, of tolerance and mutual understanding, today is drenched in the blood of protesters whose only demand was to be led by a just and non-corrupt government.
As I write these words, the church tent on the Maidan where I have prayed for peace countless times during the past 2 months, burns – set on fire by riot police. Don’t look for logic behind such an act – there is no logic that can explain the work of thugs taking orders from an uber-thug desperately holding on to…
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