Right: A young carpenter from a small village in the Volinia region of Western Ukraine says he will fight and die if necessary to attain freedom for his country.
Right: A protester, who is normally a carpenter, patrols the main frontline beside the access to Lobanovskyi Dynamo stadium, where barricades are weak. Because of the high level of activity at this crucial spot, he has slept very little in the last few months.
Right: A priest of the Orthodox Ukrainian Church, from the St. Nicholas parish in Kiev, says he was impressed with the number of people that gathered in the main square to protest and fight on Dec. 1. He says he will fight with the opposition to free the country.
Right: Nikola is a native of the Crimean region of Southern Ukraine, but he is now based at the ICCA, where many of the demonstrators currently sleep.
Right: A young man brings flowers and chocolates to celebrate a friend's birthday in the Maidan. A native of the Vinnycja region, he is a clerk in a supermarket.
Right: A man from Vinnycja serves the opposition on the main frontline on Hrushevs'koho street. He is an artist, painter and photographer. He says he is horrified by the violence of the clashes and the brutal force used by the government's special forces.
Right: A man from Vinnycja in the Carpathian region of Ukraine. He works as a professional security guard and has been in the Maidan from the very beginning of the protests. He is convinced that the protesters will win their fight for freedom.
Right: A retired man from the Western region of Ukraine. His father fought for the country's independence, but he was arrested and imprisoned in Siberia for 22 years. He says he now wants a free country for the younger generation. He wears an "enemy" outfit, confiscated by protesters during clashes.
Right: A young woman from Surny in northern Ukraine, who is normally a clerk in a supermarket. She says she was shocked at entering the Maidan to see how organized the protesters were and compared it to a military camp. She will fight to the death if necessary, she added.
Right: A 20-year-old railway worker from the Cerkasy region was surprised by his own courage during the clashes. He says the media has left the rural regions of Ukraine in the dark about the protests.