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A City Divided Over an Occupation Without End

04 Aug 2014 8:42 PM | Anonymous

 The summer tourists, in shorts and sundresses, walk the steep slope of Institutska Street, toward Independence Square, pausing to snap pictures of themselves in front of the fortresslike mounds of tires, cobblestones, twisted metal and hunks of wood that still stand as barricades, as if the riot police could return at any moment. As they descend, they peer closely at piles of debris that contain the detritus of months of civil disobedience: rusting metal body shields, orange plastic construction helmets, fading bandage wrappers and scraps of bloody clothing. Some move in for a closer look at the photos of dead protesters that line the streets, surrounded by flowers and candles.   The New York Times.  Read More

 

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