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Ukraine, separatists begin planned troop withdrawal in eastern region

11 November, 2019 4:47 pm 4:47 pm

PETRIVSKE, UKRAINE (Reuters) – Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed rebels began a planned withdrawal of troops and weaponry from a village in the eastern Donbass region on Saturday, a Reuters witness at the scene said. The troop pullback in the village of Petrivske is one of a series of confidence-building measures that could pave the … Read More

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Testimony from two of Trump’s Ukraine ‘three amigos’ to b...

11 November, 2019 5:20 pm 5:20 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Testimony by two of the “three amigos” charged with running Ukraine policy for President Donald Trump will be made public on Tuesday, as Democratic-led congressional committees release more transcripts from their impeachment investigation. Representative Adam Schiff, chairman of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, told reporters on Monday that transcripts would be … Read More

US diplomat who questioned ‘crazy’ Ukraine policy testifies in ...

10 October, 2019 10:40 pm 10:40 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top US diplomat in Ukraine, a key witness in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, arrived on Tuesday to testify to lawmakers eager to hear about concerns he raised about Trump withholding security aid to Ukraine to help with a domestic political campaign. William Taylor, a former Army officer and … Read More

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Career US diplomat testifies at House impeachment inquiry on Trump’s ...

10 October, 2019 11:02 pm 11:02 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic-led US House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Tuesday questioned George Kent, a US career diplomat who has spent much of his career fighting corruption in Ukraine and elsewhere. The probe is focused on a July 25 phone call in which Trump pressed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy … Read More

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Portugal and Ukraine close in on Euro 2020 with home wins

10 October, 2019 10:43 am 10:43 am

LISBON (Reuters) – European champions Portugal and high-flying Ukraine edged closer to reaching next year’s European Championship with comfortable home wins in qualifying Group B. Ukraine sank Lithuania 2-0 to stay top of the group on 16 points from six games, followed by Portugal who are on 11 points from five matches after beating Luxembourg … Read More

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White House will refuse to cooperate with impeachment inquiry

10 October, 2019 9:53 am 9:53 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House said it would refuse to cooperate with an “illegitimate, unconstitutional” congressional impeachment inquiry, setting Republican President Donald Trump on a collision course with the Democratic-led US House of Representatives. Hours after the administration abruptly blocked a key witness in the Ukraine scandal from testifying to congressional panels, White House … Read More


Democrats subpoena Trump’s lawyer Giuliani for Ukraine documents amid...

10 October, 2019 5:39 am 5:39 am

WASHINGTON –  US congressional committees subpoenaed president Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, for documents related to his dealings with Ukraine as Trump attacked the Democratic lawmaker on Monday for spearheading the impeachment inquiry As Trump lashed out at Democratic congressman Adam Schiff, suggesting he should be arrested for “treason,” a … Read More


Former Ukrainian prosecutor says no reason to probe Joe Biden

09 September, 2019 3:28 am 3:28 am

KYIV –  There is no reason for Ukraine to investigate President Donald Trump’s political rival Joe Biden, a Ukrainian ex-prosecutor general has told the BBC. Yuriy Lutsenko said any investigation into Mr Biden and his son would have to start in the US. “I don’t know any reason to investigate Joe Biden or Hunter Biden according … Read More

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Seeking favours, Trump asked Ukraine president to investigate Biden

09 September, 2019 10:57 am 10:57 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump pressed Ukraine’s leader to investigate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden, in coordination with the US attorney general and Trump’s personal lawyer, according to a summary of a telephone call released by the Trump administration. The official account of the half-hour July call with President Volodymyr Zelenskiy laid bare … Read More

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Trump shrugs off impeachment calls over Ukraine affair

09 September, 2019 11:29 am 11:29 am

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump denied trying to coerce Ukraine into investigating his Democratic rival Joe Biden, but wavered about whether he would release a transcript of a phone call that some Democrats say is grounds for his impeachment. Trump told reporters in New York that he did not pressure Ukrainian President … Read More


Thawing cold relations: Russia, Ukraine exchange 35 prisoners on each side

09 September, 2019 1:33 am 1:33 am

MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine traded dozens of prisoners on Saturday in a carefully-negotiated rapprochement that brought Western praise and could thaw a freeze in relations since Moscow’s annexation of the Crimea region in 2014. While the exchange of 35 prisoners on each side could help rebuild confidence between Moscow and Kiev and allow … Read More

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Facebook brings stricter ads rules to countries with big 2019 votes

01 January, 2019 11:30 am 11:30 am

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc told Reuters on Tuesday that it would extend some of its political advertising rules and tools for curbing election interference to India, Nigeria, Ukraine and the European Union before significant votes in the next few months. As the largest social media service in nearly every big country, Facebook since … Read More