The objective of the demonstrators is to win the affection of the armed agents of the government. Most of the Kiev police have now pledged their support for the people.
Government is just spending too much money.
It is unlikely Yanukovich won. If he did, his government made it impossible to determine.
The first thing the federal government can do to help is get out of the way.
The revolution has been dubbed The Orange Revolution, orange being the campaign color of Viktor Yushchenko. The demonstrators say they are tired of living under a corrupt government.