This Video Will Help Explain Why People In Ukraine Are Protesting And Fighting For Their Rights

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Everyone knows about the protests in Ukraine, but very few understand what it is about the Ukrainian government that such a great deal of the country hates so much.

This video features an unnamed Ukrainian woman explaining exactly what kind of future the protestors are risking their lives to avoid.

She asks us for our help in showing our support for the uprising, a favor we should all provide considering all these brave protestors are asking for is the same rights and freedoms we enjoy every day in our own lives.

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