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Published: Sunday February 2, 2014 MYT 9:30:02 PM
Updated: Sunday February 2, 2014 MYT 9:30:53 PM

Ukraine president to return from sick leave

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich will return to work on Monday, four days after going on sick leave, according to a statement posted on the presidential website on Sunday.

"After undergoing required treatment, the president of Ukraine feels well and his health is satisfactory," the website quoted a senior state medical official, Oleksandr Orda, as saying. Yanukovich, who faces a serious crisis and widespread opposition protests, announced on Thursday that he was taking sick leave.

(Reporting By Jack Stubbs)

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