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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.
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.
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.
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.
*Kiev parliament sets early election for May 25. KIEV, Feb 23- Ukraine's parliament, exercising power since mass protests put the president to flight, named its new speaker as acting head of state on Sunday to replace Viktor Yanukovich and worked to form a new government.
PARIS, Feb 23- Western nations face a daunting task to help stabilise a near bankrupt Ukraine after a popular uprising toppled its Russian-backed president, and will need to placate a wounded Moscow.
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SAO PAULO/ LONDON, Feb 21- Eastern and Central European bonds and stocks gained on news of a deal on Friday to end a violent standoff in Ukraine, while Brazil's real currency extended gains as market analysts gave a cautious thumbs up to a new fiscal savings plan.
*Sentencing delayed until after Sochi Games. MOSCOW, Feb 21- A Russian judge on Friday convicted eight defendants of rioting and assaulting police at a protest against Vladimir Putin, in what one of his leading critics called a "show trial" designed to make clear the president would tolerate no dissent.
*Sentencing delayed until after Sochi Games. MOSCOW, Feb 21- A Russian judge on Friday convicted eight defendants of assaulting police during a protest against Vladimir Putin, in what activists called a "show trial" designed to make clear the president would tolerate no dissent.
Ukraine President Yanukovych has the power to murder people but he can't keep them off the streets, says John Herbst, former US Ambassador to Ukraine, sharing his perspective on the recent clashes between anti-government protester and police in the Ukraine. I think Russia's Putin wants Yanukovych to restore order by any means possible, says Herbst.
KIEV, Feb 21- Four years ago next Tuesday, Viktor Yanukovich was sworn in as Ukraine's president, sweet vindication after his first election victory was reversed in 2005 by the largely peaceful Orange Revolution.
MOSCOW, Feb 20- Russian Internet companies Mail.Ru and Yandex may seek to list their shares in Moscow to add to primary listings in London and New York, they said on Thursday. London- listed Mail.Ru' s chief financial officer Matthew Hammond said the company plans to list its shares in Moscow in the near future.
The situation in Ukraine is "very serious," says William Taylor, United States Institute for Peace, sharing his thoughts on the political and global repercussions of the recent violence of anti-government protesters in Ukraine.
KIEV, Feb 20- The head of Kiev's city administration quit the party of President Viktor Yanukovich on Thursday in protest at the bloodshed on the streets of the Ukrainian capital- a sign the head of state may be losing support.
NBC News Correspondent Richard Engel, reports violent clashes in Ukraine have left at least 28 dead and 450 injured.
*Russia can only deal with "legitimate" authorities. MOSCOW, Feb 20- Russia warned Ukraine's president not to let opponents walk over him "like a doormat", its strongest signal yet on Thursday that Moscow wants order on the streets before handing over more cash to stave off bankruptcy.
*Greece, Gazprom to announce new supply deal- sources. ATHENS, Feb 20- Greece and Russian energy giant Gazprom will soon announce a new gas supply deal including price cuts backdated to last June, sources said on Thursday. Gazprom is the biggest supplier of Greece's state-run natural gas distributor DEPA.