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  • Ukraine's fight against corruption     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 10:41 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the ouster of Ukraine president Viktor Yanukovych and speaks with parliament member Olga Bielkova about the Ukraine's financial crisis.

  • Ukraine's financial crisis     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 9:16 AM ET

    In the wake of last week's protest, CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the Ukraine is unable to borrow money and needs a bailout now.

  • MOSCOW, Feb 24- Russia's prime minister voiced grave doubts on Monday over the legitimacy of the authorities in Ukraine after President Viktor Yanukovich's ouster, criticising Western states for recognising officials he said came to power in an "armed mutiny".

  • EU examining immediate and long-term aid for Ukraine Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 8:11 AM ET

    *EU speaking to China, U.S., Japan, Turkey on Ukraine aid. *Ukraine says it needs $35 billion for 2014-15. BRUSSELS, Feb 24- Europe is discussing a range of options for short- and longer-term financial assistance to Ukraine, but any comprehensive package is only likely to take shape after elections in May and in coordination with the International Monetary Fund.

  • *Acting president says Ukraine close to default. KIEV, Feb 24- Cash-strapped Ukraine appealed for urgent financial assistance on Monday to prevent a default, saying it needed $35 billion over two years to stop the economy "heading into the abyss".

  • Feb 24- A mild winter in Europe means the continent is less reliant on Russian gas pumped through Ukraine than in past years, easing worries that the crisis in Ukraine could hurt supplies. Russia is Europe's biggest gas supplier, providing around a quarter of continental demand, around half of which is exported through Ukraine.

  • While the country mourns, CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Ukraine may need a bailout to meet its financial obligations as much of the wealth remains in the hands of a small number of people.

  • As rival neighbours east and west of the former Soviet republic said a power vacuum in Kiev must not lead to the country breaking apart, acting President Oleksander Turchinov said Ukraine's new leaders wanted relations with Russia on a "new, equal and good-neighbourly footing that recognises and takes into account Ukraine's European choice".

  • CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports former Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych is wanted for "mass murder of civilians" and the country now faces an urgent financial crisis.

  • KIEV/ MOSCOW, Feb 24- Ukraine hopes the price it pays for Russian gas will not change, Acting Energy Minister Eduard Stavytsky said on Monday, following the overthrow of Viktor Yanukovich as president.

  • LONDON, Feb 24- European shares and the euro got a boost on Monday after German business morale unexpectedly rose in February, lifting investors out of a funk caused by a fall in Chinese home prices.

  • KIEV, Feb 24- Fugitive Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, ousted after bloody street protests in which demonstrators were shot by police snipers, is wanted by for mass murder, authorities announced on Monday.

  • TOKYO, Feb 24- Asian stocks dropped on Monday, rekindling safe-haven demand for the yen, as plunging property stocks took a toll on China and investors continued to fret about the impact of the U.S.

  • TOKYO, Feb 24- Asian stocks dropped on Monday, rekindling safe-haven demand for the yen, as plunging property stocks took a toll on China and investors continued to fret about the impact of the U.S.

  • KIEV, Feb 24- Ukraine's interim leadership pledged to put the country back on course for European integration now that Moscow- backed Viktor Yanukovich has been ousted from the presidency, while the United States warned Russia against sending in its forces.

  • *G20 in Sydney aspires to faster global growth goal. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan shed 0.6 percent, while Japan's Nikkei stock average added 0.1 percent, paring earlier gains.

  • *U.S. crude futures for April delivery rose 41 cents to $102.61 a barrel by 0033 GMT, after finishing 55 cents lower on Friday. *The average price for a gallon of gasoline in the United States rose almost 12 cents over the past two weeks as violent crises in three areas of the world heightened concerns in the oil market.

  • KIEV, Feb 24- Ukraine's interim leadership pledged to put the country back on course for European integration now Moscow- backed Viktor Yanukovich had been ousted from the presidency, while the United States warned Russia against sending in its forces.

  • *U.S., Britain warn Russia against military intervention. KIEV, Feb 23- Ukraine's new interim president pledged to put the country back on course for European integration now Moscow- backed Viktor Yanukovich had been ousted, while the United States warned Russia against sending in its forces.

  • *U.S., Britain warn Russia against military intervention. *EU offers aid, renewed trade pact, Russia holding back cash. KIEV, Feb 23- The United States and European allies warned Russia not to send forces into Ukraine on Sunday as rival neighbours east and west of the former Soviet republic said a power vacuum in Kiev must not let the country break apart.