31.01.2014 Press-conference at the Checkpoint Charlie Museum in Berlin
Today Ruslana gave a press conference in Berlin for leading German, European and world news agencies and media, including RTL, ZDZ, Reuters. At the press conference Ruslana spoke on and presented proofs of all recent terrible cases of human rights violations in Ukraine.
Journalists present could not hold their tears. Current events in Ukraine met their reaction of shock and indignation. Moreover Ruslana reconfirmed to international media she had been warned that her life is in danger.
At the end of the press conference Ruslana sang the national anthem of Ukraine. Everyone present without any exception stood up and joined her by singing the anthem having demonstrated by this act their solidarity with Ukrainian people.
The conference took place at the Checkpoint Charlie Museum – a symbolic museum of the Berlin Wall founded in vicinity of the Checkpoint Charlie – a border crossing point at the former border between East and West Germany.
The museum was founded over 50 years ago by Dr. Rainer Hildebrandt right after the Wall was constructed. Dr. Rainer Hildebrandt, a human rights activist, fought against dictatorship during Hitler times. He was imprisoned for 17 months and miraculously survived. After the end of the war he continued his struggle against dictatorship and for the human rights all over the world. His activities are now continued by his wife.