EuroMaidan sprung up not because of some fascist or 'western-inspired' plot.
It arose spontaneously because of the bitter disappointment, the loss of hope, felt by millions of Ukrainians, particularly the young, when Yanukovych turned away from signing the Association Agreement with Europe. It grew because of Yanukovych's brutal treatment of student demonstrators and his pig-headed ignorance of their, at first, most modest demands.
Ukraine's western vector had been declared for years previously, by all of Ukraine's former presidents. The AA would have been just a small, but significant step in that direction.
It arose because of the brazen stealing by Yanukovych and his Donetsk mafia pals, worthy of the most despicable African dictators, [as described in this detailed English language article], and the total arrogance and impunity of law enforcement officials and judiciary under the control of Yanukovych, that accompanied it. Everyone was sick to the back teeth of it.
Poroshenko and Tymoshenko will now both run on a solid, pro-EU ticket in May's presidential elections. The votes they will together garner will confirm the direction in which most Ukrainians continue to strive...where their future lies...