Transcript for Ousted Ukrainian President Reportedly Spotted in Moscow
Several breaking developments to get to right now raising tensions between the U.S. And Russia this morning. The ousted Ukrainian president viktor yanukovych has reportedly been seen in Moscow insisting he is still president of Ukraine. Also this morning, in a deadly escalation of this crisis, pro-russian demonstrators captured government buildings in eastern Ukraine defying their new leaders and establishing a battle now of east versus west with the U.S. Warning Russia to stay out of it all. ABC's Alex Marquardt is there and joins us on the phone. Good morning to you, Alex. Reporter: Good morning, josh. It is very tense here. That standoff under way right now in the parliament building. Dozens of armed men have stormed it and raised the Russian flag. This comes as Russia put fighter jets on the border on combat alert part of a massive Russian military drill that has been criticized by the United States. Meanwhile, the whereabouts of ousted president viktor yanukovych have not been confirmed and asked for Russia's help in ensuring his personal safety which Moscow says it will provide. He's on the run since Friday. So it is a highly combustible situation here in Ukraine.
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