Demonstrators supporting Ukraine's integration with Europe celebrate the New Year on Kyiv's Independence Square, or Maidan, on January 1. The mass "Euromaidan" demonstrations that began in November led to the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych three months later. (Valentyn Ogirenko, Reuters)
A number of Ukrainians who participated in the project kept detailed family records and had carefully preserved hundreds of photographs. Alla Husarova, a Kyiv-based journalist, traces much of her family history back to the village of Bilky in the Vinnitsya region. Her grandmother, Lesia Babukha (bottom left), pictured here as a schoolgirl, spent her entire life in Bilky.