Ukraniane's power vacuum has led to fears over a state of emergency.
In Ukraine itself the president Viktor Yanukovych is under pressure from his own military commanders to end the political deadlock.
More than two months after they began their protests, demonstrators are still camped out in the Ukrainian capital.
This is the scene there now.Meanwhile, the activist Dmitro Bulatov remains in hospital. On Friday, he claimed to have been tortured during an 8-day-long- kidnap ordeal.
AL Jazeera's David Chater reports from Kiev.