Ukraine: Speaker takes over as interim president (54)

Hindustan Times 2014.02.23 22:40
AP Kiev, February 24, 2014 The whereabouts and legitimacy of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych were unclear on Sunday, after he left the capital and his archfoe Yulia Tymoshenko was freed from prison and returned to Kiev to address a massive crowd. Ukraine's newly-emboldened legislature voted on Sunday to hand the president's powers to the Parliament speaker, a Tymoshenko ally - Oleksander Turchinov.
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