Yanukovych gets Protection from Russia 02/27/14
February 27, 2014
MOSCOWó Russia says it's granted protection to fugitive Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych (yah-noo-KOH'-vich), who Russian news agencies report is in a sanitorium near Moscow.
Yanukovych fled from Ukraine's capital Kiev last week, and he says in a statement that he still considers himself to be the legitimate leader.
Ukraine has a warrant out for his arrest.