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UPD: 02/22/2014 Ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko arrives on Independence Square

Photo Tymoshenko on the Maidan 02/22/2014 Photo Tymoshenko on the Maidan 02/22/2014
Photo Tymoshenko on the Maidan 02/22/2014 Photo Tymoshenko on the Maidan 02/22/2014
Photo Tymoshenko on the Maidan 02/22/2014 Photo Tymoshenko on the Maidan 02/22/2014

Ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko arrived on Independence Square around 21:30 and appeared on the stage in a wheelchair.

21:40. Ex-Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko urged activists to remain on the Maidan. She stated this during a performance from the stage on Independence Square.

21:46. Ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko considers it necessary to bring President Viktor Yanukovych to Independence Square.

9:52 p.m. Ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko promises that Ukrainians will now see new politicians. She stated this from the stage on the Maidan, reports RBC-Ukraine.

According to her, in no case can not be allowed to split the country. “So that Ukraine does not break up into separate provinces,” the former prime minister noted.

21: 54. Ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko considers it necessary to maintain the integrity of Ukraine. She stated this from the stage on the Maidan.

UPD: 02/22/2014 Full video of the attack of the Golden Eagle bandits on the Maidan: machine gunners shoot unpunished people with impunity. VIDEO

A full version of the cold-blooded murder by law enforcement officers of the protesters appeared on the network. This is reported by the censor. NO with reference to YouTube.

Full decoding of the video: From 19:27 behind the scenes, you can almost comment on the Russian television channel. Comments, it seems, zaviv ...

UPD: 02/22/2014 Spanish journalists published a video of the shooting of protesters on February 20

The Spanish operator, located directly in the center of events, filmed how the protesters were dying from sniper bullets.

On the website of one of the most famous and respected Spanish newspapers Elmundo, shocking shots of the killing of protesters in the center of Kiev on February 20 appeared.

In the first frames - the bloodied body of a young man in a blue helmet. This is 19-year-old Ustym Golodnyuk, a student from the town of Zbarazh in the Ternopil region. Ustym agreed to meet with his father at 11 am on Grushevsky Street.

Father - a former policeman - persuaded his son to come home for a couple of days to rest (Ustym on Independence Square since November 2013). At 9 a.m. a young man was killed by a direct hit in the head by a sniper.

According to official figures, as a result of clashes between activists and security forces, 80 people were killed on February 18-21, and more than a hundred according to unofficial ones. More than 500 people were injured.

UPD: 02/22/2014 The luxury of Mezhyhir Yanukovych: yachts, luxury cars, a portrait of gold, a zoo and a golf course. PHOTO + VIDEO (updated)

 Роскошь Межигорья Януковича: яхты, элитные авто, портрет из золота, зоопарк и гольф поле. ФОТОрепортаж+ВИДЕО

President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych left the Mezhigorye residence, located in the village of New Petrivtsi near Kiev. Its other inhabitants and all the attendants left from there.

All comers go to the facility. The remaining few employees of the State Guard Department do not interfere. Self-defense of the Maidan has established control over the residence, reports Censor. NO with reference to the records of activists in social networks.

Now the residence conducts excursions. At the entrance to Mezhyhirya, there are more than a thousand cars that want to see the residence all the time. There is a big traffic jam in Novy Petrivtsi, there is no parking place.

During the tour, visitors were able to find orientation to journalists (Tatyana Chornovol), also were able to play golf, run along the famous stumps of Yanukovych *, see the zoo (activists asked to bring food to animals, they were thrown by overseers and left no food), see the luxurious interiors of houses , find a floating restaurant, a fleet of luxury cars, find a golden portrait of Yanukovych, gold hryvnias, cufflinks, a Bible tome, near Honka discovered Greek columns that visitors say are very archaeologists Exposure to extreme probability, that this two thousand years of authentic antique columns and much more.

UPD: 02/22/2014 Bloody days of Ukraine. Newsreel Maidan February 20-21

Кровавые дни Украины. Фотохроника Майдана 20-21 февраля

Red paint on the flag of the activist Euromaidan, symbolizing the massacres in the center of Kiev.

A photo selection of historical events in the center of Kiev on February 20-21 - from the shooting by snipers of dozens of European protest activists to the signing of an “amicable agreement” between the opposition and Yanukovych.

Snipers during the onset of euromaidan

Killed and wounded activists

Mobilization of the Maidan, restoration of forces and barricades

Fight and vote in Parliament

Panoramic shots of Independence Square

Meeting of European officials in Brussels

Siloviki in captivity

UPD: 02/22/2014 An angry crowd caught Shufrich and leads him to the Maidan - media

Разъяренная толпа поймала Шуфрича и ведет его на Майдан - СМИ

Shufrich lead to the Maidan. The regional was attacked in the center of Kiev.

Protesters caught the deputy from the Party of Regions Nestor Shufrich at the exit from the Verkhovna Rada on Saturday evening, Ukrainian Pravda reports.

As of 18.33, the leader of the Batkivshchyna faction Arseniy Yatsenyuk and his guard are trying to protect him.

The deputy tried to return Shufrich back to the Verkhovna Rada building, but enraged people did not allow this.

One part of people exclaims "On the Maidan!" and pushing the "regional" along with Yatsenyuk down the street Grushevsky in the direction of the Maidan.

Also in the direction of Shufrich shouts “Shame!”. Speaker Alexander Turchinov remained with the rest of the people to clarify the situation and urged them not to act aggressively.

UPD: 02/22/2014 Avakov is presented to the staff of the Ministry of Internal Affairs as a new leader

Аваков представлен коллективу МВД в качестве нового руководителя

Avakov will serve as minister until the appointment of a new government. The performance was held by the new head of parliament, Alexander Turchinov.

Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Alexander Turchinov introduced the newly appointed head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov to the Interior Ministry.

According to UNIAN, Turchinov stressed that Avakov will act as minister until the appointment of a new government of public confidence.

"I ask you to be responsible for the implementation of his instructions," Turchinov added, referring to the employees of the department.

UPD: 02/22/2014 Yanukovych did not recognize his removal from power

Янукович не признал своего отстранения от власти

Herman claims that the president will continue to perform his duties.

Viktor Yanukovych is aware of the adoption by Parliament of a resolution on his removal from power and the appointment of elections for May 25, said presidential adviser Anna German.

"The President does not recognize any decisions of the Verkhovna Rada, including the decision to eliminate him," TSN quoted her.

According to her, Yanukovych remains the current president and will continue to fulfill his duties.

UPD: 02/22/2014 Duties of the head of state are performed by Turchinov - Yatsenyuk

Обязанности главы государства исполняет Турчинов - Яценюк

Turchinov will act as head of state - Yatsenyuk. According to him, this is determined by the Constitution.

In accordance with the Constitution, now the duties of the head of state are performed by Oleksandr Turchynov as chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, said Batkivshchyna faction leader Arseniy Yatsenyuk in an interview with reporters.

He noted that in accordance with the Constitution, if “there is no president, then duties are assigned to the chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine”.

Today, February 22, the Verkhovna Rada adopted a decree "On the self-removal of the President of Ukraine from the exercise of constitutional authority." 328 of 334 deputies registered in the session hall voted for the corresponding document. This resolution calls for early elections of the President on May 25, 2014.

UPD: 02/22/2014 Already 63 deputies left the PR faction in the Rada

Из фракции ПР в Раде вышли уже 63 депутата

The parliamentary faction of the Party of Regions has already left 63 deputies. Previously, the faction totaled 210 people.

Parliament vice-speaker Ruslan Koshulinsky said at a meeting on Saturday that several more deputies had left the Party of Regions faction: Nikolai Zhuk, Artem Ilyuk, Vladimir Saldo, Gennady Trukhanov, Alexander Presman and Yuri Kruk.

Earlier in the morning at a meeting, the leadership of the Rada announced the withdrawal of 13 deputies from this fraction: Alexander Yedin, Yuri Gerzhov, Anatoly Kinakh, Alexander Kuzmuk, Nikolai Kruglov, Yan Tabachnik, Alexander Volkov, Vladimir Dudka, Yuri Polyachenko, Yaroslav Sukhoi, Vitaly Grushevsky, Artem Shcherban and Alexandra Vanceau.

UPD: 02/22/2014 Full text of the resolution of the Rada on the removal of Yanukovych from power

Полный текст постановления Рады об отстранении Януковича от власти

The decision came into force from the moment it was adopted by deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine at today's parliamentary meeting.

Today, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine scheduled early elections for May 25, 2014. This is stated in the text of resolution No. 4193, the Censor reports. NO with reference to LigaBusinessInform.

Full text of the decision:

"Given that the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych has withdrawn from fulfilling constitutional powers, which poses a threat to state control, territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, massive violation of the rights and freedoms of citizens, based on circumstances of extreme necessity, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, expressing the sovereign will of the Ukrainian people, decides:
1. To establish that the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych unconstitutionally removed himself from the exercise of constitutional authority and does not fulfill his duties.
2. In accordance with clause 7, part 1, article 85 of the Constitution of Ukraine to call early elections of the President of Ukraine for May 25, 2014.
3. The decision shall enter into force upon its adoption. "

Recall, for the decision to remove Yanukovych from power, 328 people's deputies voted. Yanukovych himself today called what was happening in Ukraine an attempted coup d'etat and refused to sign parliamentary decisions earlier.

UPD: 02/22/2014 Tymoshenko left the hospital and heads to Kharkov airport

Тимошенко покинула больницу и направляется в аэропорт Харькова

Opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko left the Ukrzaliznytsia hospital. This was stated by journalist Andrei Kulikov live on Gromadsky TV.

Tymoshenko left the hospital and heads to Kharkov airport. According to eyewitnesses, the former prime minister is very weak.

UPD: 02/22/2014 Dobkin and Kernes left the territory of Ukraine in the direction of Russia, - Avakov (updated)

Добкин и Кернес покинули территорию Украины в направлении России, - Аваков

Dobkin and Kernes left the territory of Ukraine. This was announced by the people's deputy, authorized by BP for the management of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Arsen Avakov.

“Dobkin and Kernes left Ukraine in the direction of Russia through the Goptovka checkpoint. And I wanted to discuss a number of issues.” Avakov said on Facebook.

UPD: State Border Service officially confirmed: Dobkin and Kernes left Ukraine

Avakov previously reported that Dobkin and Kernes fled to Russia. The State Border Guard Service of Ukraine reported that the head of the Kharkiv Regional State Administration, Mikhail Dobkin *, and the mayor of Kharkov, Gennady Kernes *, left the territory of Ukraine, reports lb.ua.

“We officially confirm that Dobkin and Kernes left Ukraine,” the border guard said on Saturday evening.

UPD: 02/22/2014 Yanukovych called the Rada “bandits who terrorize the whole country”: I’m not going to resign. VIDEO

President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych said he did not intend to resign and leave the country.

"I want to find the answer that we will continue to do in the country. Which way we will go. And of course the panic that has swept today, I’ll tell normal people - in the West, in the East, and in the center ... I saw what’s being done in Kiev. They shot at my car, but I have no fear. "

“I am grief over our country. I feel responsible,” he added.

"I remain on the territory of Ukraine. I will call on all international observers, all mediators who participated in this political conflict to stop the bandits, this is not the opposition, this is the bandits," the politician believes.

"Today, at the exit from the parliament, deputies are beaten, stoned, intimidated. The decisions that are being taken (in the Rada) are all illegal. I will not sign anything. With the bandits who today terrorize the whole country and the Ukrainian people, they disgrace Ukraine," declared Yanukovych.