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EU freezes ousted Ukraine leaders’ assets, warns Russia over Crimea

EU leaders have frozen assets belonging to deposed Ukraine leaders, and have warned Russia of sanctions if they do not pull troops out of Crimea.

Putin: Military force in Ukraine will be last resort

President Vladimir Putin says Russia has reserved the right to use all options in Ukraine, but that Moscow would use force only as a last resort.

Ukraine ex-leader supported Russian soldiers in Crimea

Contradicitng his earlier comments, Ukraine's former president Viktor Yanukovych asked for an intervention in Crimea, says Russia's UN ambassador.

Ukraine: Putin orders high alert for Russian troops

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has put combat troops on high alert for war near Ukraine in the Kremlin's most powerful gesture yet.

Ukraine’s acting president heads armed forces

Ukraine's presidential website has announced that acting president Oleksander Turchinov has assumed the duties of head of the armed forces.

Ukraine’s Yanukovich wanted for ‘mass murder’

Ousted Ukranian President Viktor Yanukovich is being hunted by police for "mass murder" linked to the revolt against his rule.

After a day of drama, who rules Ukraine?

After a day of drama in which Ukraine's president was ousted, who was left ruling the country? According to Parliament, it was not Viktor Yanukovich.

Ukraine Parliament ousts Yanukovich, sets May election

Ukraine's Parliament has voted to remove President Viktor Yanukovich from office, hours after he abandoned his Kiev office to protesters.

Ukraine peace deal signed to open way for early election

Ukraine opposition leaders have signed an EU-mediated peace deal with President Viktor Yanukovich, aiming to end a violent standoff.

Ukraine: Yanukovich, opposition meet on Kiev protest violence

Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovich has tried to calm protest violence in Kiev that has claimed three lives. But the opposition remains sceptical.

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