From the Kyiv Post archives: Parliament removes Yanukovych, even as he defiantly promises not to resign or leave Ukraine

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Anti-government protesters, one holding the Ukrainian national flag, drive a military vehicle on Independence Square in central Kyiv on Feb. 22, 2014. Ukraine's leader and opposition on Friday signed a deal to end the splintered country's worst crisis since independence after three days of carnage left nearly 100 protesters dead. President Viktor Yanukovych's dramatic decision to hold early elections and form a new unity government was met with caution by the tens of thousands gathered on central Kiev's main square for a protest that began exactly three months earlier. AFP PHOTO/ LOUISA GOULIAMAKI
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Editor's Note: The following Kyiv Post article was originally published on Feb. 22, 2014 at 5:29 p.m.

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