News » Politics 22 February, 2014, 15:46
Rada votes to impeach Yanukovych, sets presidential election for May 25

The decision was overwhelmingly backed by 328 lawmakers, with very few refusing to vote.

Lawmakers accused Yanukovych of failing his duties and no-show in the Rada at the time of ordeal. 

Yanukovych disappeared since late last night Feb. 21.

At 14:00, Arseny Yatseniuk reached him on the phone and said the incumbent agreed to resign.

Within one hour, however, his advisor Anna Herman said in a statement Yanukovych is not going to resign.

Later, Viktor Yanukovyhch said in a recorded interview from an unidentified location that he will not resign. 

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