Deposed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych will hold a press conference in neighboring Russia tomorrow, one day after an interim government took charge in Kiev and the Swiss government told banks to freeze his assets.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk won the support of Ukrainian protesters in Kiev to lead an interim cabinet and avert a default after the nation’s bloodiest unrest since World War II as the U.S. said it was working on a $1 billion rescue.
Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny said his aim is become the first leader of his party to win two successive elections after clearing up an “unholy mess” in the economy he inherited from the previous government.
For the first time in seven years, the business and political elite gathered in Davos, Switzerland last week were able to focus on long-term challenges rather than short-term economic crisis. That didn’t make them less nervous.