#EuroMajdan # євромайдан Хроника 22/02/2014
UPD: 22/02/2014 Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko arrives at the Independence Square
Ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko arrived on Maydan Nezalezhnosti around 9:30 pm and stepped out of the stage, sitting in a wheelchair.
21:40. Ex-Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko urged activists to stay on the Maidan. She stated this during the performance from the stage on the Independence Square.
21:46. Ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko considers it necessary to bring President Viktor Yanukovych to the Independence Square.
21:52. Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko promises that Ukrainians will see new politicians from now on. She announced this from the stage on Maidan, the correspondent of RBC-Ukraine reports.
According to her, in no case should the country be divided. "That Ukraine does not split up into separate provinces," the former prime minister said.
21: 54. Ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko considers it necessary to preserve the integrity of Ukraine. She announced this from the stage to the Maidan.
UPD: 22/02/2014 Full video of the attack of bandits "Berkut" on the Independence Square: unarmed people are shot with automatic weapons with impunity. VIDEO
The network has a full version of the cold-blooded killing of law enforcement officers of the protesters. This is reported by Censor.NET with reference to YouTube.
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UPD: 22/02/2014 Spanish journalists published a video of the shooting of protesters on February 20
The Spanish operator, who is directly in the center of events, took off, as protesters perish from bullets of snipers.
On the site of one of the most famous and authoritative Spanish newspapers Elmundo appeared shocking shots of the murder of protesters in the center of Kiev on February 20.
On the first frames - the bloody body of a young man in a blue helmet. This is the 19-year-old Ustoy Golodnyuk, a student from the town of Zbarazh in the Ternopil region. Ustoy arranged 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 (Ustoy on the Maidan from November 2013). At 9 am the young man was hit with a sniper by a direct hit in the head.
According to official data, as a result of clashes between activists and security forces on February 18-21, 80 people were killed, unofficial - more than a hundred. More than 500 people were injured.
UPD: 22/02/2014 Luxury of Mezhyhirya Yanukovych: yachts, luxury cars, a portrait of gold, a zoo and a golf course. PHOTO report + VIDEO (updated)
President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych left the residence Mezhyhirya, located in the village of New Petrivtsi near Kiev. From there, the other inhabitants and all the attendants left.
All interested persons pass to the facility. The remaining few employees of the Office of State Protection do not interfere. Control over the residence has established self defense Maidan, reports Censor.NET with reference to the records of activists in social networks.
Now the residence conducts excursions. At the entrance to Mezhyhirya are more than a thousand cars, wishing to look at the residence all the time arrive. In Novy Petrivtsi there is a big traffic jam, there is no place for parking.
During the excursion, visitors were able to find out and orientations for journalists (Tatyana Chornovol), they also managed to play golf, run around Yanukovich's famous stumps *, see the zoo (activists asked to bring food to the animals, they were thrown by supervisors and left no food), to see the luxurious interiors of houses , to find a floating restaurant, a car park of elite cars, to find a golden portrait of Yanukovych, gold hryvnia, cufflinks, a folio of the Bible, near Khonki discovered Greek columns, which as assured visitors who are archaeologists very much Exposure to extreme probability, that this two thousand years of authentic antique columns and much more.
UPD: 22/02/2014 The bloody days of Ukraine. Photo chronicle of the Maidan on February 20-21
Red paint on the flag of the activist of EuroMaidan, symbolizing mass killings in the center of Kiev.
A photographic selection of historical events in the center of Kiev on February 20-21 - from the shooting by snipers of dozens of Europrotest activists before the signing of the "peace agreement" of the opposition with Yanukovych.
Snipers during the Euro-Laden offensive
The killed and wounded activists-
Maidan mobilization, restoration of forces and barricades
The fight and voting in the Parliament
Panoramic photographs of the Independence Square
Meeting of European officials in Brussels
Siloviki in captivity
UPD: 22/02/2014 Enraged crowd caught Shufrich and leads him to Maidan - media
Shufrych is led to the Maidan. The region was attacked in the center of Kiev.
The demonstrators caught the deputy from the Party of Regions Nestor Shufrych at the exit from the Verkhovna Rada on Saturday evening, reports Ukrayinska Pravda.
As of 18.33, the leader of the Fatherland faction Arseniy Yatsenyuk and his guard are trying to protect him.
The deputy tried to return Shufrych back to the building of the Verkhovna Rada, but the enraged people did not allow this.
One part of the people exclaims "To Maidan!" and push the "regional" together with Yatseniuk down the street Grushevsky in the direction of the Maidan.
Also in the direction of Shufrych shouts "Shame!" Are heard. The rest of the people remained Speaker Alexander Turchinov, explain the situation and urged them not to act aggressively.
UPD: 22/02/2014 Avakov is presented to the staff of the Ministry of Internal Affairs as a new leader
Avakov will serve as minister until the appointment of a new government. Representation was held by the new head of the parliament, Alexander Turchinov.
Verkhovna Rada Chairman Oleksandr Turchynov introduced the newly appointed head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov to the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
As UNIAN reports, Turchinov stressed that Avakov will serve as minister until the appointment of a new government of people's trust.
"I ask you to take responsibility responsibly to the fulfillment of his instructions," Turchinov added, referring to the employees of the department.
UPD: 22/02/2014 Yanukovych does not recognize his removal from power
Herman asserts that the president will continue to fulfill his duties.
Viktor Yanukovych is aware of the adoption by the parliament of a resolution on his removal from power and the appointment of elections on May 25, said Anna Herman, presidential adviser.
"The president does not recognize any decisions of the Verkhovna Rada, including a decision on his self-elimination," TSN quotes.
According to her, Yanukovych remains the current president and will continue to fulfill his duties.
UPD: 22/02/2014 Responsibilities of the head of state are fulfilled by Turchynov-Yatsenyuk
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 fulfilled by Alexander Turchinov as the chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the leader of the faction of the Fatherland Batkivshchyna Arseniy Yatseniuk told journalists.
He noted that in accordance with the Constitution, if "there is no president, then the duties are assigned to the chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine."
Today, on February 22, the Verkhovna Rada adopted a resolution "On the dissolution of the President of Ukraine from the exercise of constitutional authority." 328 out of 334 people's deputies registered in the session hall voted for the relevant document. This ordinance provides for early presidential elections on May 25, 2014.
UPD: 22/02/2014 From the faction of the Verkhovna Rada in the parliament came out 63 deputies
The Parliamentary faction of the Party of Regions has already left 63 deputies. Previously, the faction numbered 210 people.
Vice Speaker of the Parliament Ruslan Koshulinsky said at a meeting on Saturday that several more people's deputies came out of the Party of Regions faction: Nikolai Zhuk, Artem Iliyuk, Vladimir Saldo, Gennady Trukhanov, Alexander Presman and Yuri Kruk.
Earlier this morning, the Rada leadership announced the withdrawal of 13 deputies from the faction: Alexander Edin, Yuri Gerzhov, Anatoly Kinakh, Alexander Kuzmuk, Nikolai Kruglov, Yan Tabachnyk, Alexander Volkov, Vladimir Dudka, Yury Polyachenko, Yaroslav Sukhoi, Vitaly Grushevsky, Artem Shcherban and Alexander Vanso.
UPD: 22/02/2014 The full text of the resolution of the Rada on the removal of Yanukovych from power
The decision came into force from the moment it was adopted by the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine at today's meeting of the parliament.
Today the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has appointed an extraordinary presidential election on May 25, 2014. This is stated in the text of Resolution No. 4193, reports Censor. NO referring to LigaBusinessInform.
Full text of the resolution:
"Considering that the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych has withdrawn from exercising his constitutional powers, which poses a threat to state control, territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine, mass violation of citizens' rights and freedoms, proceeding from the circumstances of extreme necessity, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, resolving the sovereign will of the Ukrainian people, resolves:
1. To establish that the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych unconstitutional way has removed himself from the exercise of constitutional powers and does not fulfill his duties.
2. In accordance with clause 7 Part 1 of Article 85 of the Constitution of Ukraine, to appoint an extraordinary presidential election in Ukraine on May 25, 2014.
3. The decision comes into force from the moment of its adoption. "
Recall, for the decision to remove Yanukovych from power, 328 people's deputies voted. Yanukovych himself today called what is happening in Ukraine an attempt by a coup d'état and refused to sign the decisions taken earlier by the parliament.
UPD: 02/22/2014 Tymoshenko leaves the hospital and heads to Kharkov airport
The opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko left the hospital of Ukrzaliznytsia. This was said by journalist Andrei Kulikov in a live broadcast on Gromadskiy TV.
Tymoshenko left the hospital and went to the airport in Kharkov. According to eyewitnesses, the former prime minister is very weak.
UPD: 22/02/2014 Dobkin and Kernes left the territory of Ukraine in the direction of Russia, - Avakov (updated)
Dobkin and Kernes left the territory of Ukraine. This was reported by the People's Deputy, authorized by the Verkhovna Rada for the management of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Arsen Avakov.
"Dobkin and Kernes left the territory of Ukraine in the direction of Russia through the checkpoint Goptovka.And so I wanted to discuss a number of issues." - said Avakov in Facebook.
UPD: State Border Service officially confirmed: Dobkin and Kernes left Ukraine
Earlier Avakov reported that Dobkin and Kernes fled to Russia. The State Border Service of Ukraine reported that the head of the Kharkiv Regional State Administration Mikhail Dobkin * and Kharkiv Mayor Gennady Kernes * left the territory of Ukraine, reports lb.ua.
"We formally confirm that Dobkin and Kernes left Ukraine," the frontier department said on Saturday evening.
UPD: 22/02/2014 Yanukovych called Radu "gangsters who terrorize the whole country": I'm not going to resign. VIDEO
President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych said that he does not intend to resign and leave the country.
"I want to find an answer to what we will do in the country, on which path we will go, and of course the panic that has engulfed today will tell the normal people - both in the west, and in the east, and in the center ... I saw what was being done In Kiev, they shot me on my car, but I have no fear "
"I feel grief for our country, I feel responsible," he added.
"I will stay on the territory of Ukraine, I will call upon all international observers, all the mediators who participated in this political conflict to stop the bandits, this is not the opposition, they are bandits," the politician said.
"Today, at the exit from the parliament, deputies are beaten, stoned, intimidated, and the decisions that are now being taken (in the parliament) are all illegal, I will not sign anything." With gangsters who terrorize the whole country and the Ukrainian people today, they dishonor Ukraine, said Yanukovych.