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Russia's role in the future of the Ukraine has become the latest focus for the country after acting president warned of "dangerous signs of separatism".
A warrant for the arrest of Ukraine's former president Viktor Yanukovych has been issued, according to the acting interior minister.
Ukraine now faces the risk of debt default as the country tries to get back on its feet following the ousting of Viktor Yanukovych at the weekend.
Concern of prolonged political unrest in Ukraine is raising fears of a sovereign default, fueling demand for safe-haven assets including bullion.
Ukrainian opposition leader says Yanukovich has left capital and that the country must hold early elections.
President Viktor Yanukovych signed a deal with Ukraine's opposition leaders on Friday brokered to end the deadly violence that put the country on the brink of civil war.
Ukraine's presidency claims to have reached a deal following overnight talks to end the crisis which has seen dozens killed.
EU ministers sought to broker a settlement in Ukraine after gun battles between police and anti-government protesters brought the death toll to 75.
With at least 21 civilians killed, dozens of police dead or wounded and an overnight truce in shatters, events in Ukraine moved quickly on Thursday.
At least 21 civilians were killed in fighting in Kiev on Thursday, shattering an overnight truce declared by President Yanukovich.
Violent clashes broke out in Kiev on Tuesday as protesters confronted police near to the Ukrainian capital's parliament building.
Poland and Romania were some of the world's "rising stars" over the past decade, according to a new ranking which measures economic and social progress of countries.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has gone on sick leave, his website said on Thursday, as the country's political crisis continues.
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Police clashed with protesters on Sunday after embattled President Viktor Yanukovich offered opposition leaders key posts.
Ukraine could risk creating a civil war if they don't "get their house in order", the European Union's justice chief told CNBC.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich met opposition leaders Wednesday in an attempt to defuse street violence.
Serbia begins official negotiations to join the European Union (EU) on Tuesday which it hopes will allow it to join the trading bloc by 2020.
The European Union has lost its way and must adapt to survive, the former Slovakian prime minister told CNBC.
This year will present plenty of risk for central and eastern Europe but the region still has a rosy growth outlook, according to Nomura.