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July 21, 2021, 7:25 PM

Ukraine's president finally gets date for White House visit

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, whose hopes for a White House meeting played a central part in former President Donald Trump’s first impeachment, will finally get his chance for an Oval Office sit down late next month
July 21, 2021, 7:25 PM
July 4, 2021, 4:58 PM

Ukraine criticized for making female cadets parade in heels

Female military cadets were to wear mid-heeled pumps in a parade.
July 4, 2021, 4:58 PM
2 months ago

Ukraine seized vodka made from Chernobyl apples. The scientists who made it want it back

Ukraine seized 1,500 bottles of a liquor made by scientists from apples grown in the Chernobyl exclusion zone.
2 months ago
Ukraine seized Chernobyl vodka. The scientists who made it want it back
3 months ago

Ukraine's leader marks end of WWII in village near Russia

Tensions have escalated at the border during a recent Russian military buildup.
3 months ago
3 months ago

35 years since nuclear disaster, Chernobyl warns, inspires

The vast and empty Chernobyl Exclusion Zone around the site of the world’s worst nuclear accident is a baleful monument to human mistakes
3 months ago
3 months ago

Pope calls on Russia and Ukraine to seek reconciliation

Francis voiced apprehension over a recent Russian troop buildup near Ukraine.
3 months ago
4 months ago

Kremlin says it fears full-scale fighting in Ukraine's east

Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists have been fighting since 2014.
4 months ago
Kremlin says it fears full-scale fighting in Ukraine's east
4 months ago

Ukraine's president dismisses head of Constitutional Court

Warns they "pose a threat to the state independence and national security."
4 months ago
5 months ago

US announces $125 million defense aid package for Ukraine

The Pentagon says it is providing a new $125 million aid package to Ukraine, including two armed patrol boats to help the country defend its territorial waters
5 months ago
5 months ago

Ukraine sees 2nd fatal oxygen blast at hospital this month

Explosion occurred in a Ukraine hospital ward treating COVID-19 patients.
5 months ago
10 months ago

Ukraine plane crash death toll rises to 26, with 1 survivor

Searchers combing the area where a Ukrainian military aircraft crashed found two more bodies on Saturday, bringing the death toll to 26
10 months ago
Ukraine plane crash death toll rises to 26, with 1 survivor
10 months ago

GOP report: No wrongdoing in Biden son ties to Ukraine firm, but still 'problematic'

A Senate GOP report issued Wednesday on Joe Biden's son's Hunter and his ties to a Ukrainian energy firm found only that his role was "problematic" for U.S. policymakers.
10 months ago
GOP report: No wrongdoing in Biden son ties to Ukraine firm, but still 'problematic'
10 months ago

Justice Dept. opens criminal investigation into John Bolton over alleged classified material in memoir

The Justice Department has opened an investigation into whether John Bolton illegally mishandled classified information in publishing his book earlier this summer.
10 months ago
DOJ opens criminal investigation of former national security adviser John Bolton
1 year ago

Ukrainian police detain man threatening to blow up Kyiv bank

A man who allegedly threatened to blow up an explosive device at a bank in Ukraine's capital has been detained by police
1 year ago
Ukrainian police detain man with explosives at Kyiv bank
1 year ago

Ukrainian crime suspect flees after taking policeman hostage

A criminal suspect brandishing a hand grenade abducted a senior police officer in central Ukraine and fled, officials say
1 year ago
Criminal suspect takes police chief hostage in Ukraine
1 year ago

Ukraine bus siege ends with all 13 hostages freed, suspect in custody

Local Ukrainian police say a man armed with a firearm and possibly explosives has barricaded himself on a bus with around 20 people on board in the town of Lutsk.
1 year ago
Ukraine bus siege ends with all 13 hostages freed, suspect in custody
1 year ago

Ukraine hostage-taker surrenders, bus passengers unharmed

Ukrainian police say an armed man who seized hostages on a long-distance bus in the western city of Lutsk has been detained and all the people he held have been freed unharmed after a standoff that lasted more than 12 hours
1 year ago
Police: Armed man holding some 20 people hostage in Ukraine
1 year ago

Gunman takes 20 hostages on bus in Ukraine

Gunman has demanded Ukrainian officials post videos online.
1 year ago
Gunman takes 20 hostages on bus in Ukraine
1 year ago

Body of Ukraine lawmaker found in office, had gunshot wound

Ukrainian police say that the member of parliament has been found in his office.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed rebels exchange prisoners

The office of Ukraine's president says Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed rebels have exchanged 34 more prisoners
1 year ago
Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists begin prisoner swap
1 year ago

Smoke from wildfires near Chernobyl engulfs Ukraine capital

Smoke from wildfires in the contaminated evacuation zone around the wrecked Chernobyl nuclear power plant has engulfed Kyiv, placing the Ukrainian capital near the top of the global air pollution index
1 year ago
1 year ago

Trump calls fired watchdog in impeachment probe a 'disgrace'

President Donald Trump is calling the ousted inspector general who handled the whistleblower complaint that triggered his impeachment “a disgrace.”
1 year ago
Trump fires watchdog who handled Ukraine complaint
1 year ago

Pelosi, Democrats decry Trump's 'shameful' firing of inspector general amid coronavirus outbreak

Intelligence inspector general Michael Atkinson was fired Friday night.
1 year ago
Democrats decry Trump's 'shameful' firing of inspector general amid COVID-19 outbreak
1 year ago

Trump suggests firing watchdog was payback for impeachment

President Donald Trump is suggesting that he fired the inspector general for the intelligence community in retaliation for impeachment, saying the official was wrong to provide an anonymous whistleblower complaint to Congress as the law requires
1 year ago
Trump suggests firing watchdog was payback for impeachment
1 year ago

Ukraine approves legislation in a bid for IMF aid

Ukraine's parliament has voted to lift the ban on the sale of farmland in a move that will allow the country to get $8 billion worth of aid from the International Monetary Fund
1 year ago
Ukraine approves legislation in a bid for IMF aid
1 year ago

Ukraine's prime minister submits resignation, lawmakers say

Lawmakers in Ukraine say the parliament is gearing up for a vote to accept the resignation of the nation's prime minister
1 year ago
Ukraine's prime minister submits resignation, lawmakers say
1 year ago

Senate Committee poised to issue first subpoena into Ukrainian company with ties to Biden

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney will vote in favor of a subpoena that will allow Senate Republicans to further their ongoing investigation into Ukrainian firm Burisma.
1 year ago
Senate Committee poised to issue subpoena into Ukrainian company with Biden ties
1 year ago

Ukraine fires prosecutor general, alarming US, European countries

Ukraine's prosecutor general Ruslan Ryaboshapka was removed after President Zelenskiy said he should go, alarming Western countries and anti-corruption activists
1 year ago
Firing of Ukraine's prosecutor general alarms US, European countries
1 year ago

Ukraine prime minister ousted, president seeks 'new brains'

Ukrainian lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly to accept the prime minister's resignation after his performance received severe criticism from President Volodymyr Zelenskiy
1 year ago
Ukrainian parliament set to accept PM's resignation
1 year ago

Ex-Kremlin aide says Ukraine will never reclaim rebel east

Ukraine's president has made settling the conflict his top priority.
1 year ago
Ex-Kremlin aide says Ukraine will never reclaim rebel east
1 year ago

Growing fear over the coronavirus in Ukraine

ABC News’ Ian Pannell joins us live from Japan to explain how evacuees from China reached Ukraine.
1 year ago
Growing fear over the coronavirus in Ukraine
1 year ago

Italy reports 1st virus death, cases more than quadruple

Italy has reported its first death from the new virus from China
1 year ago
Ukraine's PM warns protests of China evacuees may resume
1 year ago

Ukraine happy impeachment is over, wants to advance US ties

Ukraine's foreign minister says the government is happy that impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump are over and it now wants to advance relations with the United States
1 year ago
Ukraine happy impeachment is over, wants to advance US ties
1 year ago

Man charged for allegedly threatening attorney of Ukraine whistleblower

Federal prosecutors indicted a man for allegedly sending an email threat to attorney Mark Zaid, who represented the whistleblower who reported Trump's Ukraine call.
1 year ago
Michigan man charged for allegedly threatening attorney of Ukraine whistleblower
1 year ago

Ukrainian leader seeks more independence, fires top aide

Ukraine's president has fired his chief of staff in a sign of intensifying rivalry in his entourage
1 year ago
Ukrainian leader seeks more independence, fires top aide
1 year ago

‘I'm not happy with him’: Trump on Vindman

President Trump on Friday did not deny reports that his White House planned to force out National Security Council expert Alexander Vindman, who testified in the House impeachment inquiry.
1 year ago
‘I'm not happy with him’: Trump on Vindman
2 years ago

State Dept. kicks NPR reporter off trip after Secretary Pompeo berates her colleague

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attacked a National Public Radio reporter in a blistering statement after the network said he berated her using expletives.
2 years ago
State Dept. kicks NPR reporter off trip after Secretary Pompeo berates her colleague
2 years ago

Lawmakers react to apparent recording of Trump saying Yovanovitch should be fired

Lawmakers responded Friday to a recording reviewed by ABC News that appears to capture Trump saying he wanted then-U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch fired.
2 years ago
Lawmakers react to apparent recording of Trump saying Yovanovitch should be fired
2 years ago

'Take her out': Recording appears to capture Trump saying he wants Ukraine ambassador fired

A recording reviewed by ABC News appears to capture President Donald Trump telling associates he wanted the then-U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch fired.
2 years ago
Recording appears to capture Trump saying he wants Ukraine ambassador fired
2 years ago

New audio appears to capture Trump saying he wants Ukraine ambassador fired

President Donald Trump is apparently heard in an April 2018 recording reviewed by ABC News telling associates, including Lev Parnas, that he wants US ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch fired.
2 years ago
New audio appears to capture Trump saying he wants Ukraine ambassador fired
2 years ago

Giuliani associate Parnas texted with Trump campaign donors, including about Ukraine efforts

Giuliani associate Parnas texted with Trump campaign donors -- Harry Sargeant III and Tommy Hicks Jr. -- including about Ukraine efforts.
2 years ago
Giuliani associate texted with Trump campaign donors, including about Ukraine efforts
2 years ago

Bodies of 11 Ukrainians killed in Iran plane crash sent home

The bodies of the 11 Ukrainians who died when an Iranian missile shot down a passenger plane have arrived in Ukraine for a farewell ceremony
2 years ago
2 years ago

Trump violated law by withholding Ukraine aid: Government watchdog

Hours from the starts of the Senate impeachment trial, a government watchdog agency says President Trump violated the law by withholding military aid from Ukraine.
2 years ago
Trump violated law by withholding Ukraine aid: Government watchdog
2 years ago

Ukraine police investigating possible surveillance of Yovanovitch, Russian hacking

Ukraine is opening a criminal investigation into possible illegal surveillance of former U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch after the release of Lev Parnas' text messages.
2 years ago
Ukraine police investigating possible surveillance of Yovanovitch, Russian hacking
2 years ago

As trial nears, Trump keeps discredited Ukraine theory alive

A conspiracy theory years in the making is being pushed by President Donald Trump and his allies
2 years ago
2 years ago

Giuliani associate can hand over cell phone contents to House Democrats

A federal judge ruled that Lev Parnas, an associate of President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, can provide additional records to House impeachment investigators.
2 years ago
Giuliani associate can hand over cell phone contents to House Democrats
2 years ago

Giuliani associate can hand over cell phone contents to House Democrats, judge rules

A federal judge ruled Friday that Lev Parnas, an associate of, Rudy Giuliani, can provide additional records to the House of Representatives.
2 years ago
Giuliani associate can hand over cell phone contents to House Democrats, judge rules
2 years ago

Leaked emails on Ukraine aid freeze bolster case for witnesses at Senate trial: Schumer

Senate Democratic Leader Schumer seizes on leaked emails on Ukraine aid holdup that say 'clear direction' came from President Trump.
2 years ago
Leaked emails on Ukraine aid bolster case for witnesses at Senate trial: Schumer
2 years ago

Torchlight parade in Kyiv honors Nazi-linked nationalist

Ukrainian far-right supporters have held a torchlight procession in Kyiv.
2 years ago
2 years ago

Ukraine, eastern rebels swap prisoners in move to end war

Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine have exchanged 200 prisoners in a move aimed at ending their five-year war
2 years ago