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Ruslana, The “Icon of Miadan Square,” Performs at Women in the World

2014 NY Summit

Even as armed police descended on Kiev’s Maidan Square and fears of a Russian invasion mounted, one women emboldened the demonstrators by singing the national anthem to them night after night. An interview with Ruslana. Ruslana Lyzhychko, Ukrainian and European Pop Singer, Leader of Maidan Square Protests INTRODUCED BY: Amb. Melanne Verveer, Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security INTERVIEWED BY: Tina Brown, Founder, Women in the World and CEO, Tina Brown Live Media