Police officers in riot gear detain activists of Natalia Vitrenko's Progressive Socialist Party who tried to break a cordon of a rally to mark the 65th anniversary of the anti-Soviet Ukrainian Insurgent Army in downtown Kiev on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007. The anniversary and calls to recognize the anti-Soviet partisans as World War II veterans has divided Ukraine, with the more nationalistic west supporting recognition, and the Russian-speaking east opposing it. Hostility runs deep because in the war's early years, the anti-Soviet partisans aligned themselves with the Nazis, seeing the invasion as a way to get rid of the Soviet regime. (October 14, 2007 -- Associated Press)
And I remembered that the grocery store in the background was my grocery store, the Centralny Gastronom on Kreshchatik. Here's a photo I took of it nine years ago, in more peaceful days.