The activists we spoke to are from Ukraine, whose movement grew from a few people squatting in a public square to a force that toppled their government within just a few months. And they told us…
6 Insane Things You Learn Overthrowing Your Own Government

#6. Having an Ice Fortress Helps
Remember the “Occupy” movement? You know, when lots of young Americans insisted they were going to overthrow the system by permanently camping in various public parks? And then everyone went home as soon as it got cold? Well, when protesters in Ukraine got sick of their government, they built a gigantic fucking medieval-style fortress in Independence Square (“Maidan”) in the capital city of Kiev, complete with ramparts… And if you think we’re being silly referring to their fortress as “medieval,” well, here’s their catapult.

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The activists we spoke to are from Ukraine, whose movement grew from a few people squatting in a public square to a force that toppled their government within just a few months. And they told us…

6 Insane Things You Learn Overthrowing Your Own Government

#6. Having an Ice Fortress Helps

Remember the “Occupy” movement? You know, when lots of young Americans insisted they were going to overthrow the system by permanently camping in various public parks? And then everyone went home as soon as it got cold? Well, when protesters in Ukraine got sick of their government, they built a gigantic fucking medieval-style fortress in Independence Square (“Maidan”) in the capital city of Kiev, complete with ramparts… And if you think we’re being silly referring to their fortress as “medieval,” well, here’s their catapult.

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