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Saturday, December 14, 2019



Explained: What is the meaning of quid pro quo?

November 24, 2019 10:28 am

Quid pro quo, like many Latin phrases, made its way into legal terminology, where it is now used to imply a mutually beneficial deal between two parties. Why is it being used in the Trump impeachment inquiry?

Democrats dubious as Donald Trump dangles impeachment testimony offer

November 19, 2019 1:13 pm

Donald Trump said on Twitter that he would "strongly consider" House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's suggestion that he testify in the House impeachment inquiry.

Nancy Pelosi points to possible bribery charge against Donald Trump

November 15, 2019 7:38 am

Pelosi’s remarks on impeachment were the first time she discussed the growing inquiry at length with reporters since Congress recessed in late October. She provided other clues as to how she is thinking about the case.

Trump Impeachment: 'President cares more about the investigation of Biden'— witness

November 14, 2019 7:08 am

In a nationally televised hearing that unfolded in an ornate hearing room near the Capitol, William Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, testified that he was told that Trump cared more about “investigations of Biden” — former Vice President Joe Biden — than he did about Ukraine.

Donald Trump impeachment probe: The inside story of how we got here

November 13, 2019 6:54 am

The unfolding story is in many ways a sequel to the events that led to Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Once again, the plot involves foreign influence in an election and is centered in the post-Soviet sphere.

Trump impeachment probe: Public hearings will begin next week, House says

November 07, 2019 7:43 am

The announcement, after six weeks of fact-finding that largely took place in the Intelligence Committee’s secure chambers, was a sign that Democrats now feel they have assembled a strong enough record to present voters.

Trump impeachment inquiry: Key witness revises testimony, cites quid pro quo with Ukraine

November 06, 2019 10:05 am

Gordon D. Sondland’s disclosure appeared intended to insulate him from accusations that he intentionally misled Congress during his earlier testimony.

On Ukraine, Trump is a con man, but he’s also a mark

November 05, 2019 10:28 am

The heart of the Ukraine scandal, for which Trump will almost certainly be impeached, is simple. Trump used congressionally appropriated aid to Ukraine, as well as the promise of a White House visit, to try to extort Ukraine’s president to announce investigations that would benefit Trump politically.

Giuliani associate now willing to comply with Trump impeachment inquiry: Report

November 05, 2019 8:58 am

Lev Parnas rebuffed a request from three House of Representatives committees last month to provide documents and testimony.

Colonel testifies he raised concerns about Ukraine, Trump

October 30, 2019 8:29 am

An Army officer at the National Security Council says he raised concerns twice over the Trump administration's effort to have Ukraine investigate Democrats.


Remembering victims of Chernobyl disaster on 33rd anniversary

April 30, 2019 7:04 am

Ukraine marks the 33rd anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, when the 4th unit of the plant exploded early hours April 26, 1986.

First Ukraine prisoner of war exchange completed

February 22, 2015 3:51 pm

Ukrainian military and separatist representatives exchanged dozens of prisoners under cover of darkness at a remote frontline location.

Malaysian airliner downed in Ukraine: 298 dead

July 18, 2014 11:48 pm

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 — Flight MH17 en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur — with 298 people aboard crashed in eastern Ukraine near the Russian border on Thursday.

Ukraine troops push out pro-Russia insurgents from Mariupol

June 14, 2014 12:14 pm

Ukrainian troops battle Pro-Russia insurgents driving them out of buildings in Mariupol.