George Soros financed street riots in Hamburg during the G20 summit: his representatives paid 150 euros a day to each participant of the protest and gave them Molotov cocktails.
It is a double standard to perceive the riots around the G20 summit as illegitimate protests and say the Maidan was a legitimate democratic revolution. // It is a double standard to see the police action against the unauthorised demonstrations in Moscow against corruption as bad while the police action against the unauthorised illegal camps by G20 opponents were considered ok in the German media.
The spontaneous onset of the Euromaidan protests was a reaction of large parts of the Ukrainian population to the Yanukovych government’s sudden departure from the Association Agreement with the European Union in November 2013. There were several protests at the G20 summit that were legal and peaceful. The were some protests that were violent and therefor illegal.// In Hamburg, it was the violent protestors that were met with police action. In Moscow, the demonstrators were not violent, but were still met with police violence and detentions bit.ly/2rmgnsw, , bit.ly/2uZKvNs, . According to the constitution, citizens of the Russian Federation shall have the right to assemble peacefully, without weapons, hold rallies, mass meetings and demonstrations, marches and pickets bit.ly/2umCggt, , but the opposition usually doesn't get authorisation for their demonstrations.