Ukraine's new economy minister says we will engage with Russia

Feb 28, 2014, 02:52 AM

Events have moved rapidly in Ukraine over the last few days, but the uncertainty about the country's political and economic future remains.

There are also still doubts about who, if anyone, will provide the financial assistance Ukraine needs to avoid a default on its foreign debt.

But the changing political situation has been followed by tentative signs that Europe, the United States and the International Monetary Fund may be willing to provide financial assistance.

The BBC's Roger Hearing speaks to the Ukraine's newly appointed economy minister, Pavlo Sheremeta.