Ukraine crisis: President Yanukovych slams 'state coup'
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has refused to stand down, calling the uprising by opposition protesters a "coup".
In a pre-recorded address, broadcast before a vote by MPs to remove him from office and hold elections on 25 May, he accused protesters of "vandalism and banditry".
He also compared the protesters' actions to the Nazis'.
22 Feb 2014
- From the section Europe