The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo56° Partly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi77° Breezy

Saturday Night

Lo57° Partly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi76° Mostly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo57° Partly Cloudy

Labor Day

Hi79° Mostly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo57° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi78° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo54° Partly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi76° Mostly Sunny

Russia reportedly sheltering Ukraine’s fugitive president

Send to Kindle
Print This

KIEV, Ukraine — Russia scrambled fighter jets to patrol its border and reportedly gave shelter to Ukraine’s fugitive president as pro-Russian gunmen stormed offices of Ukraine’s strategic region, deepening the crisis for the new Ukrainian government even as it was being formed.

The moves pose an immediate challenge to Ukraine’s new authorities as they seek to set up an interim government for the country, whose population is divided in loyalties between Russia and the West. A Russian news organization reported that President Viktor Yanukovych, who was driven out of Kiev by a three-month protest movement, was staying in a Kremlin sanatorium just outside Moscow.

View my optionsorSign in