TV News LIES

Friday, May 29th

Last update06:00:11 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...


Wife Of Hospitalized Russian Opposition Activist Urges His Evacuation

Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr.The wife of a prominent Russian opposition activist who mysteriously fell ill in Moscow this week...

Christian schools in Israel say budget cuts hurt community

Arab israeli school It was an unlikely display of protesters: nuns cloaked in white, a black-clad priest clutching a...

Sainthood for founder of California missions angers Native American groups

Oscar RomeroSalvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, slain in 1980 by a paramilitary death squad while celebrating mass in...

FBI, Swiss authorities go after FIFA officials with corruption charges

FIFA probeSwiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only...
 
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!