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Tue, Jan 6, 2015 Andrew Higgins (The New York Times) 1,712

A note: without intending to the article shows Yanukovich was toppled in an unlawful coup.

Those who claim he was removed legally point to the fact parliament had voted to remove him from office.

Trouble is Ukraine law does not grant the parliament such power.

The standard retort is that this was a special case. Allegedly by fleeing Kiev Yanukovich had abandoned his position and parliament was only recognizing this fact.

Russia is also funding Occupy Wall Street. You heard it here first
Wed, Dec 3, 2014 Andrew Higgins (The New York Times) 2,219 Comments