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Ukraine's Yanukovych has left Kiev: opposition

  • The head of the Udar (Punch) party Vitali Klitschko speaks to a man as anti-government protesters gather on Independence Square in Kiev on February 21, 2014. AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC

KIEV: Ukraine's embattled President Viktor Yanukovych has left Kiev, opposition leader Vitali Klitschko said Saturday, amid reports that the president has fled the country altogether following a week of deadly violence.

"He has left the capital," Klitschko told parliament, also calling for early presidential elections before May 25.

 
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