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Yanukovych says still president, expects return to Kiev

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Ousted Ukrainian leader Viktor Yanukovych on Tuesday said that he was still the country's legitimate president and commander-in-chief, saying he believed he would be able to return to Kiev soon. 

Deposed Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych speaks at his press-conference in southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, on March 11, 2014

"I remain not just the sole legitimate president of Ukraine but also commander-in-chief," he said in his first public appearance in over a week, in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don.

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