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Presidential yet powerless, Yanukovych battles against reality

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Dressed in a suit and tie and sitting in front of three Ukrainian flags, Viktor Yanukovych behaved as if he was still Ukraine's leader as he refused to accept the reality of the seismic shift of the last week. 

Deposed Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych during press-conference in southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, on February 28, 2014

Around 200 journalists found their way to see Yanukovych, 63, make his first appearance in front of the world after his dramatic flight from his country to Russia.

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