In an ironic twist, the European Parliament passed a whistle-blower protection law less than a week after Julian Assange was arrested in London.
The 2014 February uprising in Ukraine known as Euromaidan was a coup d’état.
Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about the Euromaidan.
The Euromaidan protests were a spontaneous reaction among large parts of Ukrainian population, ignited by the decision of former President Yanukovych not to sign the Association Agreement with the European Union in November 2013. The Maidan movement resonated with a widespread discontent with corruption and mismanagement under Yanukovych.