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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
March 7, 2020, 7:23 PM
Ukraine's prime minister submits resignation, lawmakers say

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.
March 6, 2020, 11:48 PM
Senate Committee poised to issue subpoena into Ukrainian company with Biden ties

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
March 6, 2020, 9:54 PM
Firing of Ukraine's prosecutor general alarms US, European countries

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 month ago
Ukrainian parliament set to accept PM's resignation

Ex-Kremlin aide says Ukraine will never reclaim rebel east

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

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 month ago
Growing fear over the coronavirus in Ukraine

Italy reports 1st virus death, cases more than quadruple

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

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 month ago
Ukraine happy impeachment is over, wants to advance US ties

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 month ago
Michigan man charged for allegedly threatening attorney of Ukraine whistleblower

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
2 months ago
Ukrainian leader seeks more independence, fires top aide

‘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.
2 months ago
‘I'm not happy with him’: Trump on Vindman

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

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

'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 months ago
Recording appears to capture Trump saying he wants Ukraine ambassador fired

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

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

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 months 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 months ago
Trump violated law by withholding Ukraine aid: Government watchdog

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 months ago
Ukraine police investigating possible surveillance of Yovanovitch, Russian hacking

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
3 months 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.
3 months ago
Giuliani associate can hand over cell phone contents to House Democrats

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.
3 months ago
Giuliani associate can hand over cell phone contents to House Democrats, judge rules

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.
3 months ago
Leaked emails on Ukraine aid bolster case for witnesses at Senate trial: Schumer

Torchlight parade in Kyiv honors Nazi-linked nationalist

Ukrainian far-right supporters have held a torchlight procession in Kyiv.
3 months 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
3 months ago

Bill Taylor, top US diplomat in Ukraine, to depart post ahead of Mike Pompeo's visit

Bill Taylor's term was temporary, but his departure comes after Trump attacks.
3 months ago
Top US diplomat in Ukraine to depart post ahead of Pompeo visit

Heavily redacted communications on withholding of Ukraine aid released by Trump administration

Trump admin heavily redacted a document released Thursday evening that would have been the first communications revealed between government agencies on the Ukraine aid.
4 months ago
Heavily redacted communications on withholding of Ukraine aid released

Rudy Giuliani hoping to submit his Ukraine report to Congress, AG Barr this week

Rudy Giuliani said he will transmit a "report" based on his recent visit to Ukraine to Attorney General William Barr and Republicans in Congress by the end of this week.
4 months ago
Rudy Giuliani hoping to submit his Ukraine report to Congress, AG Barr this week

Putin, new Ukrainian leader Zelenskiy meet for first time

Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russia and Volodymyr Zelenskiy of Ukraine have met for the first time at a summit in Paris to try to find a way to end five years of fighting in eastern Ukraine
4 months ago
Peace in sight? Paris summit seeks solution for Ukraine war

Ukraine faces new challenges in peace talks with Russia

Ukraine's president sits down Monday for peace talks in Paris with Russian President Vladimir Putin in their first face-to-face meeting, and the stakes could not be higher
4 months ago

Protesters: Ukraine's leader must defend nation at summit

Summit coming with Russia, Germany and France on ending war in eastern Ukraine.
4 months ago

Giuliani in Ukraine with conservative news outlet in effort to discredit impeachment probe

Rudy Giuliani traveled to Ukraine this week as part of his ongoing effort to promote theories of Ukrainian election meddling as part of a conservative documentary series.
4 months ago
Giuliani in Ukraine with conservative outlet in effort to discredit impeachment probe

New reports claim Giuliani was negotiating deals with Ukraine

President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, was found to be considering business deals with Ukrainian officials to investigate political rivals, according to reports.
4 months ago
New reports claim Giuliani was negotiating deals with Ukraine

Donald Trump distances himself from Rudy Giuliani in interview

The president denied "directing" his personal attorney to meet with Ukrainians in a phone interview with Bill O'Reilly.
4 months ago
Donald Trump distances himself from Rudy Giuliani in interview

White House hold on Lebanon military aid sparks questions: 'This is Ukraine again,' lawmaker says

The White House has had a hold on U.S. security assistance to Lebanon for months now, prompting increasingly urgent questions from Congress and the Lebanese government.
4 months ago
WH hold on Lebanon aid sparks questions: 'This is Ukraine again,' lawmaker says

Trump says Giuliani didn’t act on his behalf

“The View” co-hosts weigh in on President Trump’s claims that he didn’t direct Rudy Giuliani to do anything in Ukraine.
4 months ago
Trump says Giuliani didn’t act on his behalf

White House review finds effort to justify Ukraine aid hold-up, questions about legality: Sources

A review has uncovered conversations between senior White House aides focused on justifying the hold-up of aid to Ukraine, according to sources familiar with the review.
4 months ago
WH review finds effort to justify Ukraine aid hold-up, legality questions: Sources
Ukrainian officials give conflicting accounts of when they learned US aid was frozen

Rudy Giuliani may be facing a federal indictment

The president’s personal lawyer insisted he has nothing to hide as two of his associates have already been charged with funneling foreign money into U.S. elections.
4 months ago
Rudy Giuliani may be facing a federal indictment

What are Javelin missiles and why they’re being mentioned repeatedly during the impeachment hearings

What are the Javelin anti-tank missiles that Ukraine's President said his country wanted more of in the released transcript of Trump phone call?
4 months ago
What are Javelin missiles and why are they mentioned during the impeachment hearings?

Defense aides confused by hold on military aid for Ukraine: Transcripts

Defense aides were confused by a hold on military aid for Ukraine, and a senior State staffer was nervous that President Trump would shift U.S. policy to "suit" politics.
5 months ago
Defense aides confused by hold on military aid for Ukraine: Transcripts

New military pullback begins in eastern Ukraine

More than 13,000 people have been killed in the conflict in the past five years.
5 months ago

Former Republican Congressman Bob Livingston says he never consulted Rudy Giuliani about Ukraine

Former Republican congressman Bob Livingston says he never consulted Giuliani about Ukraine
5 months ago
Former GOP congressman says he never consulted Giuliani about Ukraine

Ukrainian journalists honored for reporting talk about fear, frustrations of working in home country

Anna Babinets and Nastya Stanko have been told to stop doing their work.
5 months ago
Ukrainian journalists on fear, frustrations reporting in home country

Decorated combat veteran testifies about Trump-Ukraine call

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman said he was concerned that the president was pressuring Ukraine’s leader and troubled by the U.S. ambassador to the EU’s behavior.
5 months ago
Decorated combat veteran testifies about Trump-Ukraine call

White House official testifies he warned Trump's Ukraine request could 'undermine' national security

A White House national security official concerned over Trump's comments on the Ukraine call will testify before the House.
5 months ago
WH official says he warned Trump Ukraine request could 'undermine' national security

Read statement from White House official who raised alarms about Trump Ukraine call

Read the full statement From Army. Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman to House impeachment investigators saying he raised alarms about Trump's Ukraine call after listening to it.
5 months ago
Read statement from White House official who raised alarms about Trump Ukraine call

White House official testifies he’s troubled by Ukraine call

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a current White House official, testified on Capitol Hill that he reported to his superior twice about President Donald Trump’s call with Ukraine's president.
5 months ago
White House official testifies he’s troubled by Ukraine call

New testimony on Ukraine could be a game changer. Here's why.

In explosive new testimony, Bill Taylor outlines painstaking details on how he came to suspect the White House was withholding aid to Ukraine for political gain.
5 months ago
New testimony on Ukraine affair could be a game changer. Here's why.

Ukrainian leader felt Trump pressure before taking office

Shortly after the new leader of Ukraine was elected, he told advisers he was concerned about becoming entangled in US elections
5 months ago