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2 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
2 months ago
Ukraine plane crash death toll rises to 26, with 1 survivor
2 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.
2 months ago
GOP report: No wrongdoing in Biden son ties to Ukraine firm, but still 'problematic'
2 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.
2 months ago
DOJ opens criminal investigation of former national security adviser John Bolton
4 months 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
4 months ago
Ukrainian police detain man with explosives at Kyiv bank
4 months 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
4 months ago
Criminal suspect takes police chief hostage in Ukraine
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Ukraine bus siege ends with all 13 hostages freed, suspect in custody
4 months 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
4 months ago
Police: Armed man holding some 20 people hostage in Ukraine
4 months ago

Gunman takes 20 hostages on bus in Ukraine

Gunman has demanded Ukrainian officials post videos online.
4 months ago
Gunman takes 20 hostages on bus in Ukraine
6 months 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.
6 months ago
7 months 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
7 months ago
Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists begin prisoner swap
7 months 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
7 months ago
8 months 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.”
8 months ago
Trump fires watchdog who handled Ukraine complaint
8 months ago

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

Intelligence inspector general Michael Atkinson was fired Friday night.
8 months ago
Democrats decry Trump's 'shameful' firing of inspector general amid COVID-19 outbreak
8 months 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
8 months ago
Trump suggests firing watchdog was payback for impeachment
8 months 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
8 months ago
Ukraine approves legislation in a bid for IMF aid
9 months 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
9 months ago
Ukraine's prime minister submits resignation, lawmakers say
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Senate Committee poised to issue subpoena into Ukrainian company with Biden ties
9 months 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
9 months ago
Firing of Ukraine's prosecutor general alarms US, European countries
9 months 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
9 months ago
Ukrainian parliament set to accept PM's resignation
9 months ago

Ex-Kremlin aide says Ukraine will never reclaim rebel east

Ukraine's president has made settling the conflict his top priority.
9 months ago
Ex-Kremlin aide says Ukraine will never reclaim rebel east
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Growing fear over the coronavirus in Ukraine
9 months ago

Italy reports 1st virus death, cases more than quadruple

Italy has reported its first death from the new virus from China
9 months ago
Ukraine's PM warns protests of China evacuees may resume
9 months 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
9 months ago
Ukraine happy impeachment is over, wants to advance US ties
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Michigan man charged for allegedly threatening attorney of Ukraine whistleblower
10 months 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
10 months ago
Ukrainian leader seeks more independence, fires top aide
10 months 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.
10 months ago
‘I'm not happy with him’: Trump on Vindman
10 months 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.
10 months ago
State Dept. kicks NPR reporter off trip after Secretary Pompeo berates her colleague
10 months 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.
10 months ago
Lawmakers react to apparent recording of Trump saying Yovanovitch should be fired
10 months 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.
10 months ago
Recording appears to capture Trump saying he wants Ukraine ambassador fired
10 months 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.
10 months ago
New audio appears to capture Trump saying he wants Ukraine ambassador fired
10 months 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.
10 months ago
Giuliani associate texted with Trump campaign donors, including about Ukraine efforts
10 months 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
10 months ago
10 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.
10 months ago
Trump violated law by withholding Ukraine aid: Government watchdog
10 months 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.
10 months ago
Ukraine police investigating possible surveillance of Yovanovitch, Russian hacking
1 year 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
1 year ago
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Giuliani associate can hand over cell phone contents to House Democrats
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Giuliani associate can hand over cell phone contents to House Democrats, judge rules
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Leaked emails on Ukraine aid bolster case for witnesses at Senate trial: Schumer
1 year ago

Torchlight parade in Kyiv honors Nazi-linked nationalist

Ukrainian far-right supporters have held a torchlight procession in Kyiv.
1 year ago
1 year 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
1 year ago
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Top US diplomat in Ukraine to depart post ahead of Pompeo visit
1 year ago

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.
1 year ago
Heavily redacted communications on withholding of Ukraine aid released
1 year ago

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.
1 year ago
Rudy Giuliani hoping to submit his Ukraine report to Congress, AG Barr this week
1 year ago

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
1 year ago
Peace in sight? Paris summit seeks solution for Ukraine war
1 year ago

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
1 year ago
1 year ago

Protesters: Ukraine's leader must defend nation at summit

Summit coming with Russia, Germany and France on ending war in eastern Ukraine.
1 year ago
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Giuliani in Ukraine with conservative outlet in effort to discredit impeachment probe
1 year ago

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.
1 year ago
New reports claim Giuliani was negotiating deals with Ukraine
1 year ago

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.
1 year ago
Donald Trump distances himself from Rudy Giuliani in interview
1 year ago

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.
1 year ago
WH hold on Lebanon aid sparks questions: 'This is Ukraine again,' lawmaker says