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The First Tents

The First Tents

When tents appeared on Maidan, complete with wood stoves and generators, we knew the protesters were here to stay.

Defending Maidan, Defending Ukraine

Defending Maidan, Defending Ukraine

Maidan's self-defence force was critical to its success. They guided us when Berkut, the riot police, chased us off Grushevsky Street into Maidan's fortified walls. Then they rallied and chased Berkut away. I will always respect them for that.

Protest at Institutska

Protest at Institutska

Grief

Grief

The country expressed its grief for the dead in Maidan and beyond. Countless people laid flowers in memory of Ukraine's newest heroes.

Makeshift Memorial

Makeshift Memorial

Memorials sprung up in every place that people died. 

Barricade

Barricade

Barricades made from any available materials protected the heart of Maidan from the police.