TV News LIES

Sunday, Mar 01st

Last update01:10:29 AM GMT

You are here News International Former-PM rallies Kiev protesters as president flees

Former-PM rallies Kiev protesters as president flees

E-mail Print PDF

UkraineFollowing a day of extraordinary drama, Ukraine faces a new and uncertain future after the country's parliament voted to impeach the president, and Yulia Tymoshenko, the former prime minister, was released from prison. She has pledged to stand in elections in May.

As the president, Viktor Yanukovych, fled the capital, and parliament voted to strip him of his powers, he likened the actions of his opponents to those of the Nazis and said he would battle to stay in power. However, those willing to stand by Yanukovych diminished by the hour as his aides fled Ukraine and the president himself was accused by border officials of a failed attempt to fly out of the country.

The army said it would not get involved, and police in key eastern areas said they were "with the people".

In eastern Ukraine and Crimea there was fury at events in Kiev, and all eyes will now be on Russia, where the foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, labelled the opposition "rampaging hooligans" and called on Europe to rein them in.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Many South Sudan boys 'kidnapped to be child soldiers'

Ssudanese boy soldiersHundreds of boys in South Sudan have been kidnapped and forced to become child soldiers, the...

Italian MPs overwhelmingly approve recognition of Palestine

Matteo RenziItalian lawmakers backed a non-binding resolution on Friday urging the government to recognize Palestine as a...

UN: Iraq violence kills at least 1,100 in February

Iraqi deathsThe U.N. mission to Iraq said Sunday that violence claimed the lives of at least 1,100...

Egypt courts list Hamas as terrorist group, give Brotherhood leader life

Egypt declares Hamas terroristsAn Egyptian court listed the Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organization, judicial sources said on...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!