Before and After Instagram Photos Show Why You Should Care About What's Happening in Ukraine

Source: AP
Source: AP

Over the past few weeks, we've seen a lot of different images and videos of what's going on in Ukraine since the protests and demonstrations started taking over the country (like these, these and these).

The situation in Kiev in particular has gotten beyond dire. These images of fire, protest, and streets in rubble are particularly stark, when compared to the picture of what life was like before the clashes between protesters and government started and all hell broke loose.

Take a look at these Instagram shots from before and after the Ukraine protests for a window into just how quickly things have gone from good to bad in the country.

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