The Ukrainian author Andrei Kurkov wrote intensely about the revolution on Maidan Square almost three years ago – the so-called diaries. Now, with the events a bit at a distance, we ask him about the current situation in Ukraine, where New Time meets him at home in Kiev for a conversation. "All revolutions are gradually commercialized when the violence subsides," says Kurkov. "During the Orange Revolution, you got a discount on orange scarves and clothes in the shops, and today you can buy all kinds of emblems from the volunteer battalion in Donbass. This did not exist during the October Revolution of 1917. "
Kurkov has stated that he became five years older in the three months, the winter three years ago. 'Me. . .
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