Tag Archive for EuroMaidan

Local(s) of the Month of February: Ukranian locals

Since last november Ukraine has been in the spotlights because of the happenings in the country. Protests against the government led by former president Viktor Janukovich started in Maidan Nezalezhnosti, but soon spread all over the country. In Ukraine AEGEE is present with seven locals, namely AEGEE-Dnipropetrovsk, AEGEE-Kharkiv, AEGEE-Ivano-Frankivsk, AEGEE-Kyïv, AEGEE-Lviv, AEGEE-Odessa and AEGEE-Sevastopol. Most of their members were actively… Read more →

Back to black: New law that might kill democracy in Ukraine

«Imagine the situation: you are at the Agora, where many significant proposals should be discussed and voted upon. The opposition (a group of people not supporting such changes) is blocking the Chairperson from leading the plenary/discussion of the proposal. The solution:  the Vice-chair is leading the discussion from the middle of the plenary room, not giving any time for the discussion and… Read more →

Policy Officer on European Integration, Armenak Minasyants, encouraging AEGEEans to act for Ukraine

Armenak Minasyants (AEGEE-Yerevan) has done many things in AEGEE and recently was re-elected as Policy Officer on the topic of European Integration. The AEGEEan interviewed Armenak to hear more about his time in AEGEE and his interest in the Eastern Partnership Project and more.  Why did you join AEGEE? Good question! In the mid of 2010 I was looking for… Read more →

EuroMaidan: From Dusk Till Dawn

From Rome to Kuala Lumpur, from Cleveland to even Moscow, Ukrainians and representatives of different countries (some from Europe, some from Russia, Georgia and even Belarus) gathered in the main squares of Kiev to show that, regardless of where they live in the world, they support the EuroMaidan protests. The protests have been going on for more than two weeks… Read more →