Ukraine`s struggle for freedom

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By FTN Editorial Team

Freedom – a word with many meanings. For some, it’s just a term, but for others, it’s an indispensable value that determines their lives and actions. Freedom is at the core of the liberal context and is also crucial for Ukraine. Ukraine has faced many challenges in recent years and has sought to defend its freedom and sovereignty. It’s a struggle that is often difficult and sometimes even painful, but it’s also a necessary fight to secure the country’s future.

Ukraine has overcome many obstacles in recent years to preserve its freedom and independence. The collapse of the Soviet Union in the 1990s enabled Ukraine to declare its independence. The Orange Revolution in 2004 was another decisive event in Ukrainian history. Thousands of Ukrainians took to the streets to fight for their freedom and rights. They demanded fair elections, recognition of the independence of the media, and respect for basic rights. The Orange Revolution was a significant step towards democracy and freedom. This marked a turning point in Ukrainian history, as it demonstrated the power of the people to demand change and fight for their rights.

However, Ukraine was not able to fully secure its freedom and independence. The annexation of Crimea by Russia in 2014 was a major setback for Ukraine. Ukraine has also fought with pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country, supported by Russia. The Russian aggression on February 24, 2022, was another blow to Ukraine’s freedom and sovereignty.

Despite all these challenges, Ukraine has continued to fight for its freedom. The people have resisted corruption and abuse of power and advocated for an open and democratic society. They have resisted attempts by governments and powers to limit their freedom and rights. For Ukraine, freedom also means the opportunity to determine its own future. It means that Ukraine can take its destiny into its own hands and make its own decisions. It doesn’t have to comply with the wishes and instructions of other states. Freedom also means that Ukraine can be an independent and sovereign nation that has its own culture, values, and language.

It is important to emphasize the meaning of freedom, not only as a political and legal term, but also as a value that shapes people’s lives. Freedom is a universal idea found in all cultures and societies. It is a source of inspiration and hope for many people around the world. In this context, freedom also becomes an emotional value. Freedom is the value that determines the lives of people in Ukraine. It’s the value they fight for and that is important to them. It’s the value that gives them hope that one day they can live in a free and democratic society.

In recent years, Ukraine has done a lot for its freedom and independence. However, the fight for freedom is never over. Ukraine must continue to fight for its freedom and rights. It must continue to fight russian aggression, to combat corruption and abuse of power and strive for an open and democratic society. Many democratic countries have supported Ukraine in its fight for freedom and independence. It is important for the international community to continue to work together to defend Ukraine’s freedom and sovereignty. In a world marked by conflicts and insecurity, freedom is a value that becomes increasingly important. Freedom is the key to a better future, where people can live in peace and security. Ukraine has shown that the fight for freedom can be difficult and painful, but it is a fight that is necessary to secure the future of the country and its people.

Christian Gruber 

Chief correspondence eastern Europe Freedom Today