KYIV – Ukraine’s Parliament on February 4 adopted legislation stripping Viktor Yanukovych of his presidential title. The decision by the Verkhovna Rada was backed by 281 lawmakers; it needed 226 votes to pass. The move deprives Mr. Yanukovych of all the benefits enjoyed by former heads of state. The ex-president, who triggered mass protests in…...
Yanukovych stripped of presidential title
By Ukrainian Weekly Editor1 Min Read