May 20, 2014

Putin vs. Humanity

James Kirchick, The Daily Beast

The Associated Press

Biermann told me that the spirit of the protestors reminded him of an ode by the famous German poet Heinrich Heine, “Enfant Perdu,” which speaks to the Freiheitskrieg der Menschheit, or “Humanity’s war for freedom,” which, he said, is as old as when the “monkeys descended from the trees.”

So when Wolf Biermann says that, “the newest issue of this Freiheitskrieg is now on the Maidan,” it means that the battle for the future of Ukraine has massively important repercussions.

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TAGGED: Euromaidan, Maidan, Vladimir Putin, Ukraine, Crimea, Russia

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