Yanukovich: I ask the Berkut police unit for forgiveness.
Yanukovich: I don't know about the fate of Yulia Tymoshenko.
Yanukovich: Yulia Tymoshenko was in good condition whilst in prison.
Yanukovich: I never wanted evil for Yulia Tymoshenko.
Yanukovich: I don't recognise these laws, i didn't sign them.
Yanukovich: I cannot call what happened an impeachment and I will never recognise it.
Yanukovich: Russia is our strategic partner, and those agreements between us mean Russia has a right to act.
Yanukovich: We had negotiations with official representatives of the opposition.
Yanukovich: I don't accept any discussion except through peaceful means.
Yanukovich: I never ordered the police to shoot at protesters, but the police have the right to defend themselves.
Yanukovich: There should be an independent investigation into what happened.
Yanukovich: I am convinced that in time, the truth will find out.
Yanukovich: There is nobody that is more interested than me in stopping the shedding of blood.
Yanukovich: I have had many conversations with President Putin.
Yanukovich: I'm the legally elected president of Ukraine.
Yanukovich: As soon as I have a meeting with President Putin I can understand his attitude.
Yanukovich: Russia cannot be on the sidelines, it must use all of its possibilities to overcome this terror and chaos.
Yanukovich: I am categorically against any intervention against the sovereignty of Ukraine.
Yanukovich: I want to speak for Ukraine, I have lived there for 52 years and understand the mentality of the people.
Yanukovich: When the factories stop their operations, Eastern Ukraine will rise up.
Yanukovich: I intend to continue the fight for the future of Ukraine.
Yanukovich: I will do everything in power to be with the Ukrainian people.
US Secretary of State John Kerry says he told Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov it was important not to inflame the situation in Ukraine.
Ukraine's new government won the support of several nations in central Europe on Friday as the new Prime Minister held talks with leaders from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Poland.
In a statement, Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek said he, and the other foreign ministers were in Ukraine to "support the government which was just created."
Their visit was coordinated by the European Union.
They also assured Vitali Klitschko, a popular opposition leader, of their interest in maintaining Ukraine's territorial integrity.
US says Yanukovuch has lost all legitimacy to lead Ukraine.
Ukraine's Foreign Ministry protests to Russia that it violated its airspace and broke terms of agreement on lease of Black sea.