It’s a dilemma all revolutionaries have to face sooner or later. What do you do when the revolution is over?
That’s a question now being posed at Kiev’s Independence Square, or Maidan, the site of three months of protests against Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych. (Maidan is also a new shorthand for the protest movement). Since last December, thousands of people have stayed in the square day and night, facing off against government security forces over a network of elaborate barricades that cut off much of the downtown core. But with Mr. Yanukovych now gone, a new interim government in place and the world’s attention turned to the drama playing out in Crimea, what’s to become of Maidan?