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Giuliani associates charged with illegally funneling cash to pro-Trump group

Prosecutors said Parnas and Fruman conspired to contribute foreign money including at least $1 million from an unidentified Russian businessman to candidates for federal and state offices to buy influence.

'No blackmail' in conversation with Donald Trump, say Ukraine president

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says there was "no blackmail" in a phone call with US President Donald Trump that helped spark an impeachment inquiry.


Second whistleblower in Trump-Ukraine scandal comes forward

Trump has tried to undermine the credibility of the first whistleblower, whose identity is not publicly known, by saying that the individual was trading on secondhand information.

EU divisions over Russia mount as France, Germany seek peace in Ukraine

Progress at talks between Russian and Ukrainian envoys have raised hopes of convening the first international summit in three years on ending the fighting between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian government forces.

In a brash move, Donald Trump publicly urges China to investigate the Bidens

In speaking so publicly Thursday, a defiant Trump pushed back against critics who have called such requests an abuse of power, essentially arguing that there was nothing wrong with seeking foreign help.

Mike Pompeo confirms he listened to Trump’s call to Ukraine president

Pompeo would not say whether he thought Trump's comments in the July 25 call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy were inappropriate or whether he believed they warranted the complaint of an intelligence community whistleblower that triggered the impeachment probe.


Trump impeachment probe gains steam with briefing, depositions

Democrats are looking into Trump's request to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy during a July 25 phone call to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, a leading contender in the Democratic race to run against Republican Trump in the 2020 election.

Whistleblower negotiations delicate amid Donald Trump threats

Lawmakers face a delicate task as they try to obtain testimony from the person who blew the whistle on President Donald Trump and Ukraine.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's video trolling world leaders leaves netizens in splits

Zelensky, a comedian in his initial period, beat Poroshenko in the second round of elections to become the sixth President of Ukraine on April 2019.

Student journalist scores big scoop in Trump-Ukraine story

Andrew Howard, a managing editor of The State Press student newspaper, reported Friday evening that Kurt D. Volker stepped down from his role as the State Department's special envoy for Ukraine.

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Remembering victims of Chernobyl disaster on 33rd anniversary

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

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

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

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