Exclusive: Ukraine's Yanukovich says assets seizure is attempt to hide Kiev's failing

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By Jack Stubbs MOSCOW (Reuters) - Former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich said on Friday Kiev's new government was trying to obscure its failings by pushing through a law to confiscate his alleged offshore assets. Yanukovich has been living in exile in Russia since he was ousted by mass street protests in Kiev in 2014. Ukraine's parliament provisionally approved on Thursday a law allowing the government to seize what it says are offshore assets of the Kremlin-backed former president without a court order.