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Khreshchatyk after the revolution (March 25, 2014), photo selection of the center of Kiev

In Ukraine, there was another revolution, this time it was with blood. And at the moment, it left behind consequences in the center of Kiev. What does Khreshchatyk look like now and why do so many tourists go there?

See our selection of photos from the city center. But to be honest, neither photos nor videos will convey the atmosphere of barricades and destruction, which is better to see with your own eyes.

So, go down Institutskaya. And we see burned buses near the October Palace:

Khreshchatyk after the revolution (March 25, 2014), photo selection of the center of Kiev

Khreshchatyk after the revolution (March 25, 2014), photo selection of the center of Kiev

Let's look at the Maidan and the burned house of trade unions:

Khreshchatyk after the revolution (March 25, 2014), photo selection of the center of Kiev

Khreshchatyk after the revolution (March 25, 2014), photo selection of the center of Kiev

In the center there is still a tent city and barricades of tires, garbage, lamps, light boxes, paving stones:

Khreshchatyk after the revolution (March 25, 2014), photo selection of the center of Kiev

Khreshchatyk after the revolution (March 25, 2014), photo selection of the center of Kiev

All near the same Oktyabrsky, part of the tiles removed, barricades:

Khreshchatyk after the revolution (March 25, 2014), photo selection of the center of Kiev

Khreshchatyk after the revolution (March 25, 2014), photo selection of the center of Kiev

Khreshchatyk after the revolution (March 25, 2014), photo selection of the center of Kiev

To the shopping center Globus, it is not so easy to pass, not all entrances and shops work. The part was closed during the revolution:

Khreshchatyk after the revolution (March 25, 2014), photo selection of the center of Kiev

And this is obviously a blank of shells:

Khreshchatyk after the revolution (March 25, 2014), photo selection of the center of Kiev

Khreshchatyk after the revolution (March 25, 2014), photo selection of the center of Kiev

And here's the Christmas Tree:

Khreshchatyk after the revolution (March 25, 2014), photo selection of the center of Kiev

The most central square near the Maidan Nezalezhnosti metro station:

Khreshchatyk after the revolution (March 25, 2014), photo selection of the center of Kiev

Khreshchatyk after the revolution (March 25, 2014), photo selection of the center of Kiev

More tiles:

Khreshchatyk after the revolution (March 25, 2014), photo selection of the center of Kiev

Burned House of Trade Unions:

Khreshchatyk after the revolution (March 25, 2014), photo selection of the center of Kiev

Well, at the foot of the monument:

Khreshchatyk after the revolution (March 25, 2014), photo selection of the center of Kiev

This is the center of Kiev now. But there are quite a few people walking around! Despite the piles of garbage and a handkerchief in which fires are burned to cook food and keep warm.

So Kyiv residents – it is worth going to the Maidan to see the full scale of work on the restoration of the city center. Although in principle it is not bad :-)) At least some variety.