In the hotel where many of the dead and injured were treated in Kiev what Yanukovich says hardly matters any more.
There is nothing he can say here that can justify to these people what has gone on. Only a few staff stopped to listen.
They are not even showing his press conference on Maidan square.
Ukrainian opposition leaders have emerged from crisis talks with President Viktor Yanukovich saying he had failed to give concrete answers to their demands, and told their supporters on the streets to prepare for a police offensive.
Boxer-turned-politician Vitaly Klitschko told the thousands of protesters gathered on Kiev's Independence Square that during three hours of talks the president had given no clear response to their demands that the government be dismissed and sweeping anti-protest laws ditched.
Fifty people were detained overnight and 29 of them were officially charged with taking part in mass unrest, police said. A total of 167 police have been injured, officials said. There was no estimate of the number of civilians injured.
Protesters clashed with riot police in the Ukrainian capital on Sunday after tough anti-protest legislation, which the political opposition says paves the way for a police state, was rushed through parliament last week.
A group of young masked demonstrators attacked a cordon of police with sticks and tried to overturn a bus blocking their way to the parliament building after opposition politicians called on people to disregard the new legislation.
The interior ministry said 30 police were hurt, including more than 10 admitted to hospital and four in serious condition.
Despite appeals from opposition leaders not to resort to violence, and a personal intervention from boxer-turned-politician Vitaly Klitschko, protesters continued to throw smoke bombs and hurl fireworks and other objects at police.
Kiev regional police say a column of buses is heading toward the Ukrainian capital carrying interior troops, the Associated Press reports.
Thousands of protesters are blocking entrances to key administrative buildings and have been occupying a government building for days.
British police have called on England fans travelling to Ukraine not to seek revenge for an attack that left three supporters requiring treatment in a Kiev hospital last night.
Thirty hooded Ukrainians - armed with knives - attacked fans in a shop in the Ukrainian capital on Sunday night.
Around 2,000 England fans are expected to attend the vital qualifier which could determine whether the national side qualify for next year's finals in Brazil.
Rachel Barber, head of the UK police delegation in Ukraine, said: "We are aware of what happened last night and we will be going round most of the major bars, including this particular one, to make sure there are no problems.
"We would urge supporters to enjoy themselves but to do so without upsetting anybody."
It is understood two England supporters have been released from hospital after they were injured in an alleged attack ahead of the World Cup qualifier in Kiev.
A group of England football supporters have been injured in an alleged attack ahead of the World Cup qualifier in Ukraine.
Around 30 Ukrainians armed with knives reportedly set upon the fans in a bar.
A Foreign Office spokesman said: "We are aware of incidents in Kiev involving British nationals. We are providing consular assistance."
Thousands more Three Lions supporters are expected to pour into Kiev today, although they will still be heavily outnumbered by the Swedes.
An estimated 20,000 fans from Scandinavia have travelled to Ukraine, compared to just 5,000 from England.