Now former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych rushed to Crimea after allegedly being found in connection of more than 100 deaths. Friday from Russia, Yanukovych claimed the he was not fleeing: "I was compelled to leave Ukraine due to a direct threat to my life and my nearest and dearest." Despite parliament voting in an interim president and elections set to take place March 25, Yanukovych claimed he is still the country's legitimate leader.




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