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Main news of February 14

A roundup of what has happened in the past 24 hours


* Ukraine's president-elect, opposition leader Viktor Yanukovych, said he would not let his rival Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko remain on her post but pledged to take into account the interests of her supporters

* Opposition leader Viktor Yanukovych won Ukraine's presidential election, the country's Central Election Commission (CEC) officially declared

* Nine people were killed and 45 injured after an explosive device went off at a snack-bar in the town of Pune, in west India, the Hindustan Times reported


* On the last day before Great Lent, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church called on believers to forgive others and apologize to those they are in "real conflict with"


* France's Vincent Jay won the gold medal in men's 10 km biathlon sprint at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games

* Russian Elena Dementieva beat Lucie Safarova from the Czech Republic 6-7, 6-1, 6-4 in the Paris Indoors WTA tournament final

* Women's Downhill training in Whistler has been postponed due to heavy rain, the International Ski Federation (FIS) said

* Olympic diary: Russia's Skobrev wins first medal for Russian team, Americans take lead in medal count on 2nd day of Olympics

* Slovakia's Anastazia Kuzmina brought her country first Olympic Vancouver gold medal after winning in Biathlon women's 7.5 km sprint on the first day of the Games in Canada

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