Amid war, economic crisis and corruption, Ukraine's revolution is far from having achieved its goals.
Volunteers bearing aid are the only thing remaining between the city of Donetsk and starvation.
Ukraine votes for parliament on Sunday. Right-wing extremists say either change comes at the polls, or they will revolt.
Many residents of the Black Sea port are staying put, despite signs that it may soon be the next front in the Ukrainian conflict.
Ukrainian activists say Europe abandoned the Maidan movement in favor of keeping ties with Russia, but they still want into the EU.
An 89% plebiscite for autonomy has people in the self-styled "Donetsk People's Republic" worried that it's a prelude to war.
The separatists' capital Donetsk gets ready to choose its future, but no one really knows how and where to vote.
The region gets ready for Sunday's referendum on autonomy, but in the "People's Republic of Donetsk" there are more basic concerns.
Some long for "the good old days," while others fear them.