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      Ukraine president says Trump didn’t seek to blackmail him
      Oct10

      Ukraine president says Trump didn’t seek to blackmail him

      October 10, 2019 4:01 PMKIEV (REUTERS) – Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday that US President Donald Trump did not seek to blackmail him during a phone call in July or a meeting in September. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Former US Vice-President Joe Biden says Trump should be impeached
      Oct09

      Former US Vice-President Joe Biden says Trump should be impeached

      October 10, 2019 3:00 AMROCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE (REUTERS) – Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden called for the impeachment of US President Donald Trump for the first time on Wednesday (Oct 9) in his strongest indictment of the Republican leader’s actions involving Ukraine. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      US Senate panel chairman says to probe Ukraine, invites Trump lawyer Giuliani
      Oct08

      US Senate panel chairman says to probe Ukraine, invites Trump lawyer Giuliani

      October 09, 2019 12:53 AMWASHINGTON (REUTERS) – The Republican chairman of the US Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday (Oct 8) opened the door to a Senate investigation into unproven allegations regarding Ukraine raised by US President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, inviting the attorney to testify. …read more...

      US Democrats subpoena Pentagon documents in impeachment inquiry
      Oct07

      US Democrats subpoena Pentagon documents in impeachment inquiry

      October 08, 2019 2:18 AMWASHINGTON (AFP) – Congressional Democrats slapped subpoenas Monday (Oct 7) on the Pentagon and White House budget office as part of their advancing impeachment probe, demanding documents tied to US President Donald Trump’s withholding of military aid to Ukraine. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Decision not to investigate Bidens does not pre-empt possibility of future charges: Ukraine Deputy FM
      Oct07

      Decision not to investigate Bidens does not pre-empt possibility of future charges: Ukraine Deputy FM

      October 07, 2019 9:43 PMSINGAPORE – Ukraine prosecutor-general Ruslan Ryaboshapka’s decision not to launch a criminal investigation of former US vice-president Joe Biden and his son did not pre-empt the possibility of charges being filed after an audit of a gas company at the centre of an impeachment inquiry into President Donald...

      US diplomats to testify about Trump-Ukraine efforts as Democrats build impeachment case
      Oct07

      US diplomats to testify about Trump-Ukraine efforts as Democrats build impeachment case

      October 07, 2019 1:59 PMWASHINGTON (REUTERS) – A parade of US diplomats will head to Capitol Hill for closed-door testimony this week as Democrats build their impeachment case against President Donald Trump, while the White House considers ways to slow down the process. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Thousands rally in Kiev to protest autonomy plan for eastern Ukraine
      Oct06

      Thousands rally in Kiev to protest autonomy plan for eastern Ukraine

      October 07, 2019 3:46 AMKIEV (REUTERS) – Thousands of people gathered in Kiev’s main square on Sunday (Oct 6) to protest against President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s deal with Moscow to grant autonomy to Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebel-held east as part of efforts to end a five-year conflict there. …read more Source:: The...

      Second Trump whistle-blower decides to come forward
      Oct06

      Second Trump whistle-blower decides to come forward

      October 06, 2019 9:21 PMWASHINGTON (AFP) – A second person has decided to come forward with corroborating first-hand information about US President Donald Trump’s alleged attempts to pressure Ukraine for personal political gain, ABC News reported on Sunday (Oct 6). …read more Source:: The Straits...

      US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says ‘it was our duty’ to push Ukraine to open investigation
      Oct06

      US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says ‘it was our duty’ to push Ukraine to open investigation

      October 06, 2019 11:30 AMWASHINGTON (NYTIMES) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defiantly insisted on Saturday (Oct 5) in Greece that the Trump administration was right to ask Ukrainian officials to investigate claims of election interference in the 2016 US presidential campaign, bolstering a widely debunked conspiracy theory that had...

      Another official may blow whistle on Trump over Ukraine
      Oct06

      Another official may blow whistle on Trump over Ukraine

      October 06, 2019 5:00 AMWASHINGTON • A second intelligence official who was alarmed by US President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine is weighing whether to file his own formal whistle-blower complaint and testify to Congress, according to two people briefed on the matter. …read more Source:: The Straits...