▲ Up
 
09:35 30-08-2015
MAIN АКИpress CA-News
About us On-line subscription
KazakhstanTajikistanUzbekistanKyrgyzstanTurkmenistanMongoliaWorld
POLITICSBUSINESSINCIDENTSSOCIETYCULTURESPORTANALYSISSCIENCE
Viktor Yanukovych calls for referendums in every Ukraine region on their future status

Bishkek (AKIpress) - Yanukovych Deposed president of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych on Friday called for nationwide referendums to be held across the country to determine the future status of every Ukrainian region, The Voice of Russia reported.

“As president who is with you in thought and soul, I ask every single sensible citizen of Ukraine not to let yourselves be used by the imposters! Demand a referendum on determining the status of every region in Ukraine,” Yanukovych said.

Only an all-Ukrainian referendum, but not early presidential elections, can significantly stabilize the situation and preserve Ukraine’s integrity, Yanukovych believes. The anti-constitutional amendments made to the legislation, in particular, on presidential elections in Ukraine, “rule out the chance for fair elections, whenever they are held,” he said.

In addition, Viktor Yanukovych in his address to the Party of Regions congress asked to relive him from duties of honorary chairman of the party and exclude him from it.

Yanukovych left Ukraine last month. The Ukrainian parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, has taken over and appointed an acting head of state and approved a new government. Yanukovych, however, maintains that he is still the legitimate president of Ukraine.

The newly-formed authorities announced earlier that Ukraine would be holding early presidential elections on May 25.


Twitterfacebookprint
17:26 28.03.2014
LATEST NEWS
18:08 Scientists discover bigger version of Great Barrier Reef17:48 CIS commission on peaceful use of atomic energy to meet in November 201517:35 Greece names new prime minister17:23 Kyrgyzstan reduces trade with Uzbekistan almost two times17:15 Khan Bank of Mongolia signs cooperation agreement with Hungarian National Trading House17:09 Washington welcomes agreement to establish uranium bank in Kazakhstan16:49 U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation still in Kazakhstan16:46 Kyrgyzstan to launch Kambar-Ata-2 HPP at full capacity with operationalization of Datka-Kemin power transmission line16:35 Mongolia delivers humanitarian aid to Myanmar16:32 Student dies falling from 19th floor of Twin Towers in Dushanbe16:01 Facebook hits 1 billion users in a single day15:58 Presidents of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan sign number of agreements on cooperation15:53 Biometric voter identification guarantees transparent and open elections – OSCE Secretary General15:38 Constitutional principle in Kazakhstan to be gradually supplemented by social support measures – Nazarbayev15:26 Asian shares extend global rally after upbeat U.S. economic data calm sentiment15:24 Gazprom Management Committee Chairman to visit Bishkek15:23 Foreign Minister: Kazakhstan encourages civilian nuclear energy with security in mind15:18 Lenin Peak being cleaned from trash remaining since collapse of Soviet Union15:18 Experts from Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan discuss border issues14:59 Overhead power transmission line from Batken to Tajikistan to be built under CASA-1000 Project
Astana
+24° C
Ashgabat
+31° C
Bishkek
+26° C
Dushanbe
+26° C
Tashkent
+29° C
exchange rates
 
73.50
65.10
10.19
0.98
268.37
237.66
37.21
3.56
6.85
6.26
1.01
0.12
2710.18
2512.73
405.44
50.01
3.91
3.50
0.55
0.05

© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2015. All rights reserved
Republication of any material is prohibited without a written agreement with AKIpress News Agency. Any citation must be accompanied by a hyperlink to www.akipress.com.
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)90-07-75