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Really i believe the Ukrainian parliament were elected to there positions by the people and they are the ones in charge.Do to the fact there former president stole billions of dollars and ordered the police to kill protestors they removed him from office. so sorry its not the same but nice try.
Don't know if this has been posted yet.
Ukraine's Novosti website has a live feed from the entrance to the building, where protesters appear to be forcing their way in, chanting "Russia, Russia" - via BBC Monitoring.
Kinda the same way the new government in Ukraine got into power.... Ok for one side and not the other?edit on 5-3-2014 by sosobad because: (no reason given)
Thats funny i love the part how they elected a governor at at rally than preceded to break in to a government building to put him into office. Odd form of democracy there.
16:11: The BBC's Kevin Bishop adds that potatoes, cabbages and onions are being piled up on the dockside, along with pickled tomatoes and cucumbers in glass jars. "Sailors on board looking on, smiling," he tweets.
Kevin Bishop BBC News tweets: At the blockaded Ukrainian ships in Sevastopol harbour - a truck with food has arrived for the stranded sailors on board. #Crimea
16:08: Turkey has given permission to a US navy warship to pass through the Bosporus within the next two days, Hurriyet Daily News website reports. It does not provide any details of the ship concerned.
Given those leaked tapes, and if the new government is showed to be illegal because of it, then isn't Yanukovich still the genuine leader and Putin is the only one doing the legally correct thing according to the Budapest Memorandum?
Russian soldiers have taken over a Ukrainian naval air base in Saki, western Crimea, as the gravest post-Cold War stand-off between the West and Moscow continues.
Beforehand, they allowed Ukrainian servicemen to remove four MI-8 helicopters and three planes and fly them to Mykolaiv in mainland Ukraine.
Russian forces also seized two Ukrainian missile defence battalions in the Crimea region, Russia's Interfax news agency quoted a military source as saying.
The Black Sea peninsula is now under complete control by pro-Moscow forces although Russian President Vladimir Putin insists there are no Russian troops there.
In Perevalnoe, southern Crimea, Ukrainian troops remain blocked inside their barracks.
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Is it not coming to light that in was in fact the Maidan leaders who ordered the killing of protesters and police alike, I think kimbarr summed it up nicely on the last page
16:15: A doctor at the centre of claims that snipers shot people on both sides of the protests in Ukraine last month denies telling Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Paet that policemen and protesters had been killed in the same manner (See 15:28).
16:19: Speaking to The Daily Telegraph, Olga Bogomolets says she did not know what type of wounds were inflicted on "military people". "I have no access to those people," she adds. She did say she had requested a full forensic criminal investigation into the deaths in Maidan Square.
Give me back my pen
The UN secretary general's special representative has been "seized by armed men" in Crimea, Interfax reports, quoting the Ukrainian foreign ministry - Reuters. This report has not been confirmed.
BREAKING NEWS: UN special representative Robert Serry held by unidentified armed men in Crimea, Ukrainian foreign ministry says