RU-Supported UA President Viktor Yanukovych Killed Protestors, Lost Democratic Mandate in 2014

Taminad Crittenden
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3 min readJan 30

The free world needs a clear, consistent, pithy message about why we supported the Maidan Square protests in 2014 toppling Yanukovych. This justification relates to a larger justification: When does it become justified to overthrow a seemingly or actually democratic government? Putin trolls across the internet are taking advantage of the fact that there was no evidence that Yanukovych cheated during his 2010 election, and so claim in righteous indignation that the West supported overthrowing a…