China News Service, Beijing, February 23rd, Kiev News: Ukrainian parliament voted on the 23rd, the new speaker Turchinov temporarily fulfilled the president’s duties, and began to form a coalition government. President Yanukovych became suspicious after being dismissed by the parliament. It is reported that the opposition is planning to hold Yanukovitch accountable for the serious violent conflict that has taken place recently.
According to the Ukrainian “Kyiv Post” report, Turchinov said on the same day that he will form a coalition government by the 25th of this month. On the same day, the Ukrainian parliament voted to lift the duties of Kozala’s foreign minister and the Minister of Education and Science of Tabaznik.
As former Prime Minister Tymoshenko’s “firm ally”, Turchinov vehemently criticized Yanukovych in the parliament on the 23rd. He said that the current economic situation in Ukraine can be described as “disaster”. The state treasury, pensions, and banking systems all have significant risks, and Yanukovych should be responsible for this.
The Ukrainian opposition party “Reform Democracy Coalition” leader Klitschko said on the 23rd that Yanukovych is responsible for the violent conflict that caused a large number of civilian casualties. He also announced that he will participate in the presidential election in May.
On the evening of the 22nd, the newly released Tymoshenko appeared in a wheelchair and appeared in Kiev Independence Square. Her supporters welcomed her return with flowers and the slogan of “Heroes”. Tymoshenko expressed his gratitude to the supporters and called on the demonstrators not to leave the Independence Square until they achieved all of their expectations.
On the 23rd, opposition supporters still held rally in Independence Square, but no major conflicts occurred.
The news from the Ukrainian Ministry of Health said that 82 people have been killed since the outbreak of serious violent clashes in Kiev on the 18th, most of them demonstrators.
As of now, there is no official news to announce the whereabouts of Yanukovych. However, news from the eastern city of Donetsk said that Yanukovich had a large number of police officers outside the residence of the place, and the streets leading to his residence also strengthened their vigilance. Reuters said that Yanukovych has the most loyal supporters in Donets. Changes in the local security situation indicate that Yanukovych has appeared here.
And the Russian Interfax news agency said that the U.S. border defense department refused to apply for the departure of Yanukovych’s aircraft from Donetsk late at night on the grounds that the aircraft had not been granted a departure permit. .
The situation in Ukraine began to develop in a favorable direction towards the opposition from the 22nd. In just one day, the opposition took over the government, the parliament, and the judicial system. Yanukovich’s official residence is also under the control of the opposition. The Ukrainian military also stated that it would be loyal to the authority conferred by the Constitution and would not be involved in domestic political struggles.
A major turning point in the situation in Ukraine has also attracted the attention of the international community. According to the Los Angeles Times, Russian Finance Minister Silouyan said on the 23rd that Russia decided to suspend aid to Ukraine until the situation is still unclear.
US White House spokesman Carney called on Ukraine on the 22nd to stop violence and achieve democratic change. The United States is willing to cooperate with Russia and the EU to maintain Ukrainian reunification.
Responsible Editor: Zhang Yang