Ukraine and Russia media on two sides to Maidan anniversary

November 21, 2014 4:11 PM

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Ukraine and Russia media on two sides to Maidan anniversary

The first anniversary of the protests that toppled Ukraine's former President, Viktor Yanukoych, is now a national holiday in Ukraine - but Russia is taking note as well.

The media in both countries are marking what's known as the Euromaidan protests, which began on 21 November 2013 following the Ukrainian government's decision not to sign an EU association agreement and to pursue closer ties with Russia instead.

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