Anniversary of the independence square in Kiev is a reminder to the world that Ukraine needs help, said on the last working day of the week, the head of Poland Bronislaw Komorowski, opening in the capital of Poland exhibition " Maidan ".
The main Kiev square, Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence square) was occupied by supporters of European integration November 21, 2013, immediately after the statement of the government of Mykola Azarov on the temporary suspension of the signing of the Treaty of Union with the EU.
later Maidan became the epicenter of conflict between the security forces and radicals. The clashes, in which opposing political force many times used small arms and Molotov cocktails, were dozens of casualties on both sides.
against this background, February 22, 2014 in the country there was a coup d'etat. The Verkhovna Rada dismissed President Viktor Yanukovych from power, changed the Constitution and called early elections of the head of the country on may 25. According to their results, the President of Ukraine became Petro Poroshenko.
"I'm sure we all very deeply encoded memory of the events of the Kiev Maidan. To this we must return if we wish to understand further the dramatic chain of Ukrainian events and at the same time to understand (European) chances of Ukraine, as well as to understand the Polish engagement in the Affairs of Ukraine, "Komorowski said, opening the photo exhibition "Maidan" in front of the presidential Palace in the capital of Poland.
according to him, " Polish heart dictates the poles of interest, friendliness and desire to help Ukraine to keep its independence, to Express support for her right to be a part of the Western world ".
Maidan is also a great challenge to the world, to assist Ukraine in its efforts to be safe, democratic, Western, European world ", - said the head of Poland.
at the opening of the photo exhibition "Maidan" in the capital of Poland was attended by the Ambassador of Ukraine in Poland Andrey desica.
on the next day once Viktor Yanukovych and opposition leaders signed an agreement on the settlement brokered by the EU Parliament, taking advantage of the visit of Yanukovych in Kharkov, removed the President from power, changed the Constitution and called early elections on may 25. Viktor Yanukovych was forced to leave Ukraine, fearing for his life. Chronicle of the revolution -