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In Ukraine turbulence, a lad from Lviv becomes the toast of Kiev | Reuters

(Reuters) - When the history of the bloody turbulence in Ukraine is written, a 26-year-old who learned combat skills in the army cadets may be recorded as the man who made up Viktor Yanukovich's mind to cut and run.

Cars toot a welcome and passers-by press the hand of Volodymyr Parasiuk, a boyish-looking individual who finds it embarrassing to be called a hero.

He reserves that title for his comrades and other protesters among the 80 or so people killed on the capital's streets last week in three days of fighting against Yanukovich's police.

But after opposition leaders had signed an EU-brokered deal with President Yanukovich to end the conflict, it was Parasiuk who commandeered the microphone on Friday night to turn the crowd against it.

With former boxing champion and opposition leader Vitaly Klitschko looking on stony-faced, Parasiuk, from the western city of Lviv, made an electrifying impromptu speech denouncing the opposition for "shaking hands with this killer".

No-one was going to wait for an election later in the year, he said. Yanukovich had to get out of town by the following morning or face the consequences.

To the dismay of opposition leaders, Parasiuk's emotional address - he broke down on several occasions as he remembered dead comrades - touched a chord deep within the thousands on Independence Square who roared their approval.

by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Tue Feb 25th, 2014 at 07:59:49 AM EST
Yeah I remember that video.He was the one who took microphone and said that if Yanukovich will not resign now they are coming to kill him"
What a hero!
Well history (of Ukraine)and this mess that may very well fall out of hands is not finished yet.I am afraid it is just starting. We need to see who will survive (I am afraid they may not be winners here in this nuclear era) to write history...

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind...Albert Einstein
by vbo on Tue Feb 25th, 2014 at 08:10:36 AM EST
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