In this photo taken Sunday, June 21, 2009, a Myanmar girl looks on from her home in Nyaungdon, 50 kilometers (31 miles) west of Yangon, Myanmar. Khin Maung Win/AP
Tibetan school children play with a paper cup tied to another with a string at a science exhibition under the Tibetan Monastic Science Initiative which began in 2000 at the request of the Dalai Lama, in Dharmsala, India, Tuesday, June 23, 2009. 50 Buddhist monks have been undergoing training in western science under the initiative. Ashwini Bhatia/AP
President Barack Obama smiles as he listens to a question during a news conference at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 23, 2009. Ron Edmonds/AP
Despite parallels to the nonviolent revolution of 2004, the current upheaval in Kiev is unlikely to settle the EU-Russia tug-of-war over Ukraine.
Monika Rębała, Contributor /
December 3, 2013
As protesters dig in to Kiev's Independence Square, bringing in television monitors and erecting a small tent city in the heart of Ukraine's pro-European Union demonstrations, there is much talk of forcing the government to change – indeed, of revolution.