The Ukrainian government derives its legitimacy not from the people, but from Western leaders.
Ukrained curtailed freedom of assembly by adopting law No. 3587 on peaceful assembly, also criticised by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.
According to the UN report on the human rights situation in Ukraine which addresses law No. 3587, while the draft generally meets required international standards, it does contain provisions which may curtail freedom of assembly. The draft law has not been passed (bit.ly/1TYx21n), .