The Ukraine Protests, In Tweets: The #Euromaidan Hashtag, Mapped [MAP]

By @lisamahapatra on
3-4-2014 12-25-27 PM
Scroll down for an animated map. Twitter/Simon Rogers

The Ukrainian protest movement, also known as Euromaidan (which translates to “Eurosquare”) began to spiral out of control and into violence on the evening of Feb. 18. By Feb. 22 the Ukrainian Parliament in Kiev voted to remove President Viktor Yanukovych, and one of his rivals, former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, was freed from prison.

And the revolution was tweeted. Twitter’s data editor, Simon Rogers, plotted every single geotagged tweet using the #Euromaidan hashtag in an interactive timeline map. Check it out:

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