Ukraine’s Facebook Warriors
The Euromaidan revolution that overthrew President Viktor F. Yanukovych in February galvanized Ukraine’s people. It showed them what they could do. Civil society, not government, now leads the way, especially when it combines with social media, which is tailor-made for the post-Soviet space, where institutions have atrophied from years of Communist rule. All you need is a laptop and a Facebook account, and you can take action.