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Ukraine's Yanukovych has left Kiev: opposition

Published on Feb 22, 2014 4:46 PM
 
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych looks on before signing an agreement in Kiev on Feb 21, 2014 to end the splintered country's worst crisis since independence after three days of carnage left nearly 100 protesters dead and the heart of Kiev resembling a war zone. Mr Yanukovych has left Kiev, opposition leader Vitali Klitschko said on Saturday, Feb 22, 2014, amid reports that the president has fled the country altogether following a week of deadly violence.-- PHOTO: AFP

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

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