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Ousted Ukraine president to make statement in Russia: Reports

Published on Mar 10, 2014 6:00 PM
 
Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych speaks in Kiev on Feb 19, 2014 during an address to the nation. Yanukovych said anti-government protesters had "crossed the limits" by taking to the streets to try to oust him from power as deadly clashes raged in Kiev. The ousted president of Ukraine, Mr Viktor Yanukovych, is to speak in southern Russia on Tuesday in his first public statement in over a week, Russian news agencies reported. -- PHOTO: AFP

MOSCOW (AFP) - The ousted president of Ukraine, Mr Viktor Yanukovych, is to speak in southern Russia on Tuesday in his first public statement in over a week, Russian news agencies reported.

"The statement will be made in Rostov-on-Don. The exact time and place will be announced later," the agencies cited an unnamed source in his entourage as saying on Monday.