Ukraine's politicians vote to send Yanukovich to the ICC

Ukraine's parliament voted for Yanukovich and two members of his government to be sent to the International Criminal Court in the Hague to be tried for "serious crimes" in relation to the deaths of more than 100 citizens from the Ukraine and other states. Spokesman Fadi El Abdallah said:

"A government can make a declaration accepting the court's jurisdiction for past events."

'Wanted' pictures featuring Yanukovich's face adorn cars.
'Wanted' pictures featuring Yanukovich's face adorn cars. Credit: Reuters

The International Criminal Court has not yet received a request from the government asking it to investigate the recent violence, a spokesperson said.

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Ukraine warns Russia against 'act of aggression' in Crimea

Ukraine's acting president has warned Russia that troop movements outside its naval base in Crimea would be seen as an "act of aggression". Armed men seized regional government headquarters and parliament and the Russian flag is flying from buildings