From a BBC news story on the current demonstrations against the election result in Kiev, Ukrain : http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/fromourown_correspondent/4046251.stm
There are other things that are fascinating too. Uprisings like this, I've learnt, don't just happen spontaneously.
The level of organisation is incredible. In just a week, Ukraine's opposition has created a network to sustain its protests.
At opposition rallies armies of middle-aged ladies now come round with boxes of sandwiches, cups of tea and chocolate, offering them for free, to keep the protest going, despite the cold.
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