maidan revolution

Russia’s neighbor is slated to be a big loser of the new U.S. president’s foreign policy, but Ukrainians are waiting to see if his actions match his words.
It has been a year, almost to the day, since the revolution in Ukraine overthrew the corrupt, tyrannical, and, in its last days, murderous regime of Viktor Yanukovych. To mark the anniversary of that event, President Petro Poroshenko invited me to the Kiev National Opera to perform my play, Hôtel Europe.