"They are trying to scare me. I have no intention to leave the country. I am not going to resign, I'm the legitimately elected president," Yanukovych said in a televised statement. "What we see today is a coup — I did everything to prevent the bloodshed. We adopted two amnesty laws. We did everything to stabilize the political situation."
Yanukovych is correct that he is "the legitimately elected president" of the Ukraine. Goes to show that not only United States voters can be fooled by political candidates.
Ukraine parliament votes to remove president
Olga Rudenko and Jabeen Bhatti
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This is typical of what socialists do in the name of equality.
House fit for a tyrant: Protestors storm the sprawling, luxury estate of Ukraine's fugitive president which has its own private zoo, golf course and is half the size of Monaco
Protestors took full control of the residence after the security detail charged with protecting the compound fled
Property is around an hour's drive from Kiev and stands as a symbol of the folly of the country's ousted president
Visitors rubbed their eyes in disbelief as they entered the compound and saw the scale of opulence
140-hectare estate has a garage full of luxury sports cars below the house in Mezhyhirya, an hours drive from Kiev
Anti-government demonstrators stormed the house on the day President Viktor Yanukovich fled the capital
His arch-nemesis Yulia Tymoshenko was released from prison and made a speech at Independence Square
Congratulated protestors for freeing the 'cancer' from Ukraine and called victims of the violence 'heroes'
The root of the problems in Ukraine stem from a political divide between the east and west
Daily Mail (UK)
By WILLS ROBINSON
PUBLISHED: 16:30 EST, 22 February 2014 | UPDATED: 13:02 EST, 24 February 2014