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Ukraine pleads for $35B in aid after ousting president

  • Ukraine says it needs $35B in foreign aid over the next two years and has called for a donor's conference that will involve the EU, the U.S. and the IMF.
  • The plea for a bailout comes after parliament ousted President Viktor Yanukovych over the weekend.
  • A warrant has been put out for Yanukovych's arrest for "mass murder" after he fled the capital before his removal, which came after a week of violence left dozens dead.
  • Acting President Oleksandr Turchinov said yesterday that Ukraine was close to default, with the economy facing an abyss.
  • Notwithstanding Ukraine's economic problems, the UX index is +17%.
  • ETFs: GUR, ESR
  • More on Ukraine.
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