TAKE-A-LOOK-Ukraine in crisis

Wed Feb 12, 2014 9:27am EST

LATEST NEWS & ANALYSIS
> Now is not time for sanctions on Ukraine, says EU's Barroso  
> EU must be ready to put sanctions on Ukraine-Czech minister  
> Ukraine protesters, Russia increase pressure on Yanukovich   
> Ukraine places anti-terrorist forces on alert                
> Russia presses Ukraine on gas debts as leaders meet          
> Leaked tapes underline EU-U.S. split over Ukraine sanctions  
> U.S. diplomat plays down leaked call; Germany's Merkel angry 
> Leaks, barbs, dirty tricks as Russia, West feud over Ukraine 
> US, EU diplomats' conversations on Ukraine posted online     
> Ukraine c. bank plays down currency fears                    
> Ukraine central bank curbs forex purchases                   
> Yanukovich to Sochi as Kremlin warns may act against "coup"  
> Yanukovich backs "compromise" as sole way out of crisis      
> Putin aide warns US on Ukraine, says Russia could act        
> First stirrings of dissent in Ukraine's eastern heartlands   
> Barricades tell of stalemate in Kiev                          
    
     
 ECONOMIC/FINANCIAL
> Ukrainian capital controls 'stabilising' currency, acting PM 
> Ukraine cbank offers to buy dollars after currency controls   
     
> Ukraine debt insurance costs hit 2-month highs               
> Ukraine cbank offers to buy dollars after currency controls  
> Ukraine's CPI rises 0.2 pct m/m in January                   
> IMF says Ukraine has not asked for loan program              
> Sliding Ukraine hryvnia cracks 9 per dollar                  
> Ukraine sets another corn crop record -attache               
> Protests hurting Ukraine economy -interim PM                 
> Moody's cuts some Ukrainian bank ratings                      
> Ukraine current account deficit widens in 2013                
  
> Ukraine's dollar bonds rise on talk of Western support       
> Ukraine's Naftogas says may fail to pay Gazprom on time      
> Moody's downgrades Ukraine's sovereign rating                
> S&P lowers ratings on Ukraine due political turmoil          
> Ukraine expects $2 billion tranche of Russian aid soon       
> Ukraine's economy cushioned so far against unrest             
 ANALYSIS, FEATURES 
> In Ukraine standoff, echoes of U.S.-Russia Cold War tensions  
 
> "Time is on our side," says EU in showdown over Ukraine      
> Options narrow for Yanukovich as Kiev heaves with violence   
> Who is that masked man? Kiev's Pianist-Extremist             
> Violent far-right group drives agenda on Kiev streets        
> Ukraine's economy cushioned so far against unrest             
 POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS
> Ukraine parliament to work on constitution bill              
> Activist forced to admit being U.S. spy under torture        
> Ukraine's currency pays price for confrontation              
> EU's Ashton calls for dialogue, offers aid for reform        
> Hryvnia's steady slide may spook household depositors        
> Kremlin says no need to review gas deals - if Kiev pays      
> Ukrainian opposition seeks to cut president's powers         
> German foreign minister threatens sanctions against Ukraine  
> US in early talks with EU on Ukraine financial support       
> EU plays down reports of large-scale aid for Ukraine         
> Ukraine's Yanukovich returns to work, street protests go on  
> Ukraine frees tortured activist as president returns to work 
> Ukrainian opposition buoyed by wave of Western support       
> West and Russia accuse each other of "coercing" Ukraine      
> Ukraine president signs conditional amnesty, currency slumps 
> UN urges Ukraine to scrap curbs on freedom of speech         
> Russia to await new Ukraine government before giving credit
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