Thomson ReutersFebruary 22, 2013 12:00
* IMF has told Ukraine it should end subsidies for home gas
* Ex-Soviet republic negotiating $15 bln loan from IMF
* Yanukovich makes slew of promises to shore up public image
By Richard Balmforth
KIEV, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich pledged on Friday to keep down the price of gas in the home, using a four-hour, televised question-and-answer session to counter an image of being out of touch with his people.