The Prime Minister of the Ukraine has tendered his resignation to the country's president, Viktor Yanukovych. The cabinet has also resigned. Arseniy Yatsenyuk, leader of the opposition Fatherland party, will become the new Prime Minister in a brokered deal between the president and the opposition. Parliament has vacated the country's brutal anti-protest law. Demonstrators in Independence Square applauded the announcement. The cabinet will remain in place for 60 days while a new government is formed.

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