Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Police kills Chernobyl hero in social protest in Ukraine

Oddly enough this is not news for almost any mainstream media. You can't find it in BBC nor Al Jazeera and only public channel Euronews reports it (but no first page either).

Gennady Konoplyov, one of many former liquidators who had set a camp in Chernobyl city to protest against the suppression of their pensions imposed by the autocratic government of Viktor Yanukovich (back in place after the short lived 'orange revolution' liberal parenthesis), died in the way to hospital after police stormed the camp overnight.

The institutional murder has caused an escalation in the social protests that are also shattering the Eastern European country:

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