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      New e-mail deepens divide over Trump impeachment
      Dec24

      New e-mail deepens divide over Trump impeachment

      December 24, 2019 5:00 AMWASHINGTON • The White House on Sunday signalled comfort with plans by Senate Republicans to avoid new witnesses in US President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, while a top Democrat seized on a newly released e-mail on the withholding of US aid to Ukraine to press his case for testimony. …read more Source::...

      Russia’s Vladimir Putin takes first train across Crimea bridge
      Dec23

      Russia’s Vladimir Putin takes first train across Crimea bridge

      December 24, 2019 1:16 AMMOSCOW (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin on Monday (Dec 23) stood in the driver’s cabin of a train for the official opening of a railway bridge that links annexed Crimea to southern Russia, with the launch drawing sharp criticism from Ukraine and the EU. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      E-mails show Trump asked about Ukraine aid before call with Zelensky
      Dec22

      E-mails show Trump asked about Ukraine aid before call with Zelensky

      December 22, 2019 2:01 PMWASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) – New documents show President Donald Trump asked about US military aid to Ukraine a month before the call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy that went on to trigger the impeachment investigation into Trump. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Emails show Trump asked about Ukraine aid before call with Zelenskiy
      Dec22

      Emails show Trump asked about Ukraine aid before call with Zelenskiy

      December 22, 2019 2:01 PMWASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) – New documents show President Donald Trump asked about US military aid to Ukraine a month before the call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy that went on to trigger the impeachment investigation into Trump. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Russia, Ukraine reach deal over gas transit to Europe
      Dec20

      Russia, Ukraine reach deal over gas transit to Europe

      December 21, 2019 3:48 AMMOSCOW/KIEV (REUTERS) – Moscow and Kiev have signed agreements covering the supply of Russian gas via Ukraine to Europe, a spokesman for Kremlin-controlled Gazprom said on Friday (Dec 20), marking a major step towards clinching a final deal. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Trump impeached and sparring begins over Senate showdown
      Dec20

      Trump impeached and sparring begins over Senate showdown

      December 20, 2019 5:00 AMPresident Donald Trump became the third US president in history to be impeached after the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives voted heavily along party lines to formally charge him with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress over his conduct towards Ukraine. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      William Taylor, top US diplomat in Ukraine and key impeachment witness, is stepping down
      Dec18

      William Taylor, top US diplomat in Ukraine and key impeachment witness, is stepping down

      December 18, 2019 8:35 AMWASHINGTON (NYTIMES) – Mr William Taylor Jr, the top American diplomat in Ukraine who described for Congress and the public what he saw as President Donald Trump’s efforts to pressure Kiev to go after political rivals, said on Tuesday (Dec 17) that he was stepping down from his post. …read more Source::...

      Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani says President ‘relied on’ his claims that likely led to ouster of US diplomat
      Dec17

      Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani says President ‘relied on’ his claims that likely led to ouster of US diplomat

      December 17, 2019 9:28 PMWASHINGTON (AP) – Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, says he provided the president with information that the US ambassador to Ukraine was impeding investigations that could benefit Trump politically. Within weeks, she was recalled from her post. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Trump on track to become third US president to be impeached
      Dec16

      Trump on track to become third US president to be impeached

      December 17, 2019 1:58 AMWASHINGTON (REUTERS) – Republican Donald Trump is this week likely to become the third US president to be impeached when the Democratic-led House of Representatives votes on charges stemming from his effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Trump slams move to impeach him
      Dec11

      Trump slams move to impeach him

      December 11, 2019 5:00 AMUnited States President Donald Trump launched a broadside against his Democrat accusers, labelling their announcement of two impeachment charges – abuse of power and obstruction of Congress – yesterday as “ridiculous”, as they accused him of violating the Constitution by pressuring Ukraine for help...