The Associated Press
February 20, 2014

Quotations in the News

“Yanukovych, you will end like Gadhafi. Either you, a parasite, will stop killing people or this fate will await you. Remember this, dictator!” — Opposition lawmaker Oleh Lyashko to thousands of angry protesters in a warning to embattled Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych.


“I’ve lived for 26 years with fear, and now I’m not afraid anymore. Once I got it all out, the problems just went away. I’m able to be a better father to my children and a better husband to my wife.” — Victor Cortez, 34, who said he was molested by the Rev. Nicolas Aguilar Rivera in Los Angeles when he was 7 and kept the abuse secret for years.


“They change a jersey and go to the NHL and only think of their bank accounts. They just ruin ice hockey. Not a single child dreams of hockey now. Only about money.” — Boris Popov, a 62-year-old construction worker from Siberia, after Russia’s men’s hockey team was eliminated by Finland at the Sochi Olympics.

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