Three years after the tragic events of the Revolution of Dignity that took place in Kyiv, some of its activists are yet to give up on the ideals they fought for back in 2014. They still commemorate those who died for them. They continue to fight for truth, justice and a better life for all Ukrainians. Hromadske has published a series of stories about people for whom the revolution of 2014 has not yet ended.
Sasha Melnyk came to Kyiv in 2014 from the small town of Boguslav in the Kyivskiy region. He came to the Maidan at the very beginning and stayed right to the end, providing medical help to the wounded during the shootings on 18-20th February. After the ex-president of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych fled to Russia, Sasha had an important decision to make; either stay in Kyiv or return to Boguslav. ‘I decided to go home and change something on a regional level’, he states.
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This video was originally uploaded on January 24, 2017