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Ukraine's new interim president pledged to put the country back on course for European integration now that Moscow-backed Viktor Yanukovich had been ousted, while the United States warned Russia against sending in its forces.An ally of the ousted leader's long-jailed rival Yulia Tymoshenko, he aims to swear in a government by Tuesday that can provide authority until a presidential election on May 25 .Earlier this month, a Kremlin aide warned that Moscow could intervene and accused Washington of breaching their 1994 treaty under which Russia removed Soviet nuclear weapons from Ukraine.EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton will travel to Ukraine Monday to discuss economic help, the EU said.In Russia, where Putin hoped to count on Ukraine as a key element in a union of ex-Soviet states and might also fear the Kiev uprising could inspire his own opponents, the finance minister said the next tranche of a $15 billion loan package agreed in December would not be paid, at least before a new government is formed.Newly appointed Speaker Oleksander Turchinov, now acting president, said a government should be in place by Tuesday.
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