In January, the clashes between Ukrainian anti-government protesters and police and special forces erupted into physical violence. The biggest market of Kyiv became a battlefield, with smoke from burning tires drifting overhead. Police bullets and fuel grenades had been met by Molotov cocktails and paving stones. Over the past times of the thirty days, whilst the road battle raged, masked and helmeted protesters and authorities in complete riot gear saw a surreal sight.
Apparently oblivious regarding the chaos surrounding him, a new man set up an easel between your opposing forces and worked furiously for a couple hours on an oil sketch regarding the town in revolt. The artist, Maksim Vegera, said later on he couldn’t resist the decision of history. Continuer la lecture