Photos: Berkut Police Preparations For Bloody Saturday

EuroMaidan Kyiv Ukraine Protest Bloody Saturday

These photographs were taken at the central Independence Square in Kyiv, Ukraine the night from Friday to Saturday, November 30, 2013. The small group of pro-EU peaceful protesters, mostly young students were surrounded by riot police Berkut ready to attack. In just a couple of hours policemen brutally dismissed and beaten these students destroying their tent village. Such violent and bloody action became known as a Bloody Saturday, and lead to much more massive rally EuroMaidan against pro-Russian regime of President Victor Yanukovych which rejected closer ties of Ukraine with the European Union.

У ніч на суботу 30-го листопада 2013 р. міліцейські загони “Беркуту” брутально розігнали мирний студентський пікет Євромайдану на Майдані Незалежності в Києві. Ця ніч увійшла в історію України, як Кривава субота.

EuroMaidan Kyiv: Bloody Saturday

EuroMaidan Kyiv: Bloody Saturday

EuroMaidan Kyiv: Bloody Saturday

EuroMaidan Kyiv: Bloody Saturday

EuroMaidan Kyiv: Bloody Saturday

EuroMaidan Kyiv: Bloody Saturday

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