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Tymoshenko 'does not want to be Ukrainian PM'

Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko says she does not want to be considered for the post of prime minister. Earlier, her supporters in parliament said she was one of the three favourites to be named to head a government of national unity.

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In pictures: Tymoshenko addresses protesters in Kiev

Freed Ukraine opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko told anti-government protesters in an emotional speech, "You have no right to leave the Maidan [Independence Square] ... Don't stop yet."

Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko sits in a wheelchair as she addresses the crowd. Credit: REUTERS/Baz Ratner
Anti-government protesters listen to the newly-released Yulia Tymoshenko. Credit: REUTERS/Baz Ratner
Ukraine opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko pays tribute at the spot where a protester died. Credit: REUTERS/Andrew Kravchenko

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