The Watchdog Media group has produced a remarkable, documentary film series on the prelude then unfolding of the war launched in eastern Ukraine in April 2014 by the neo-conservative governing regime that came into power in Kyiv in late February 2014. The film series is called ‘Roses Have Thorns: Casualties of the Ukrainian Reolution‘. The series is sub-titled in English.
Part 12 of the series, ‘The Siege of Slavyansk 1‘, was released on Dec. 28, 2014. The first seven parts parts are listed below. They are: Crimea and Maidan; Anti-Maidan; Donbass; The Anti-Terrorist Operation, Part One; The Anti-Terrorist Operation, Part Two; The Odessa Massacre; and Victory Day in Mariupol, May 9, 2014. Each film is approximately one hour long. The Facebook page for the entire film series is here.
Roses Have Thorns, A Documentary Film Series on the 2014 War in Eastern Ukraine
1. Crimea and Maidan, 55′
2. Anti-Maidan, 60′
3. Donbass, 60′
6. The Odessa Massacre, 78′
12. The Siege of Slavyansk 1, 99′