Senior Russian legislator says Yanukovich still Ukrainian president (62)

Xinhua 2014.02.26 14:40
MOSCOW, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) - Russia still considered Viktor Yanukovich the legitimate president of Ukraine, a senior Russian legislator said Wednesday. "If the Supreme Rada (Ukraine's parliament) believes it is necessary to oust the president elected by popular vote, for that there are certain procedures which must be strictly followed," Federation Council, or upper house of parliament, head Valentina Matvienko told reporters.
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