Thanks to Revolution of Dignity Ukraine got a second chance for freedom - US Department of State

The United States calls on Ukraine’s leaders to accelerate reforms and respect the will of the Ukrainian people.

Mark C. Toner, Deputy Spokesperson of the U.S. Department of State, announced on the occasion of the second Anniversary of the Revolution of Dignity, Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the Department of State.

"Today, we join the people of Ukraine in honoring the memory of their Revolution of Dignity and those who gave their lives to build a more just, democratic, and European Ukraine. They braved sniper fire and three months in the bitter cold, and Ukraine got a second chance for freedom, justice, and a government that serves the people," the statement reads.

According to the State Department, Ukraine's reformers have made substantial progress, but much more remains to be done

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"United States calls on Ukraine's leaders to honor the memory of the Maidan by working together, accelerating reform, and respecting the will of the Ukrainian people who want progress. That means fulfilling the conditions of Ukraine's IMF program, rooting out corruption, and ending the oligarchic grip on politics and the economy," the State Department stressed.

The statement also reads that the Ukrainian people demand change, they deserve it, and the United States will continue to stand with them in support of their European choice.

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