Ukraine calls for urgent aid after Yanukovich ousted

February 24, 2014 5:19 PM

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Ukraine calls for urgent aid after Yanukovich ousted

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine appealed for urgent international help to stop the economy "heading into the abyss" after the fall of Russian-backed president Viktor Yanukovich cast doubt on a bailout deal with Moscow.

Acting President Oleksander Turchinov raised the possibility of Kiev defaulting on its debt, and said the country needed $35 billion over the next two years.

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