Ukraine's Facebook revolution: 1 year later, a country struggles with economic crisis and war

November 21, 2014 3:30 PM

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Ukraine's Facebook revolution: 1 year later, a country struggles with economic crisis and war

People places flowers at a memorial for people killed in clashes with the police at Kiev's Independence Square, Ukraine, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Ukraine marked the first anniversary of demonstrations known as Euromaidan which where were sparked by then President Viktor Yanukovych's decision in November 2013 to freeze ties with the West and tilt toward Moscow. The protests drew hundreds of thousands, leading to a bloody crackdown by security forces in late February 2014 and the eventual ouster of Yanukovych as he fled to neighboring Russia. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov) (The Associated Press)

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, right, and Myroslava Gongadze, wife of murdered opposition journalist Heorhiy Gongadze lay flowers in honor of the protesters who were killed in clashes with the police during the demonstrations in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. The protests known as Euromaidan ...

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