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      Ukraine protesters clash with police over coronavirus evacuees
      Feb21

      Ukraine protesters clash with police over coronavirus evacuees

      Residents of Novi Sanzhary march against over 70 people being quarantined in their villageUkraine’s effort to quarantine more than 70 people evacuated from China over the new virus outbreak was plunged into chaos on Thursday as local residents hurled stones at buses carrying the evacuees and engaged in violent clashes with police.The...

      John Bolton breaks his silence after Trump impeachment: ‘I knew what I was getting into’
      Feb18

      John Bolton breaks his silence after Trump impeachment: ‘I knew what I was getting into’

      Former national security adviser scant on details about Ukraine, but says he worries ‘effort to write history’ will be censoredJohn Bolton celebrated Presidents’ Day by breaking his silence for the first time since Donald Trump’s impeachment trial – speaking of his frustrations and teasing the content of his forthcoming book.But...

      Iran under growing pressure to hand over Ukraine jet black box
      Feb16

      Iran under growing pressure to hand over Ukraine jet black box

      Canada, Ukraine, Britain and others ask for box to be sent to third country for examinationCanada and other countries whose nationals were killed in the Iranian strike on a Ukrainian civilian jet leaving Tehran have stepped up their requests for Iran to hand over the black box to a third party for examination.Iran’s foreign minister,...

      Marie Yovanovitch: former ambassador warns of ‘amoral’ US foreign policy
      Feb13

      Marie Yovanovitch: former ambassador warns of ‘amoral’ US foreign policy

      She cited a need for the country to be ‘principled, consistent and trustworthy’ while accepting an award for diplomacyThe former US ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, has warned that the US had adopted an “amoral” foreign policy that “substitutes threats, fear and confusion for trust”.In her first public remarks since leaving the US...

      Trump says US military may discipline dismissed security official Vindman
      Feb12

      Trump says US military may discipline dismissed security official Vindman

      Army officer was removed from his post last week after providing damaging testimony during the House impeachment inquiryDonald Trump said on Tuesday the military may consider disciplining Alexander Vindman, the former White House National Security Council official who testified in Trump’s impeachment trial.Vindman, an army lieutenant...

      Lindsey Graham: Rudy Giuliani is giving DoJ ‘information from Ukraine’
      Feb09

      Lindsey Graham: Rudy Giuliani is giving DoJ ‘information from Ukraine’

      Trump ally cautioned information from president’s personal lawyer ‘could be Russian propaganda’ Senator Lindsey Graham has said Department of Justice officials have created a “process” enabling Rudy Giuliani to provide them with “information from Ukraine”, for further investigation.Graham, a top ally of Donald Trump who was part of...

      Alexander Vindman: witness who spoke out against Trump fired from job
      Feb08

      Alexander Vindman: witness who spoke out against Trump fired from job

      Vindman escorted out of White House on Friday afternoonTrump ‘decided to exact revenge’, says Vindman’s lawyerIn an accelerating purge of Donald Trump critics in the days since his impeachment acquittal, Lt Col Alexander Vindman, who defied Trump to deliver public testimony during the impeachment inquiry, was removed from his White...

      Iran knew from start it had shot down jet, says Ukrainian president
      Feb03

      Iran knew from start it had shot down jet, says Ukrainian president

      Volodymyr Zelenskiy says leaked audio proves Iran knew what happened to flight 752A leaked recording of conversation between an Iranian pilot and a control tower prove that Iran immediately knew it had shot down a passenger jet that crashed near Tehran last month, Ukraine’s president has said.An audio recording obtained by Ukrainian media...

      Mike Pompeo aims to smooth relations with Kyiv on Ukraine visit
      Jan30

      Mike Pompeo aims to smooth relations with Kyiv on Ukraine visit

      Secretary of state arrives after asking reporter: ‘Do you think Americans care about Ukraine?’The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, will arrive in Kyiv on Thursday amid a bruising Washington impeachment battle and a storm around his alleged remarks to an NPR reporter: “Do you think Americans care about Ukraine?”Pompeo is scheduled to meet...

      Trump lawyers urge senators to ‘end the age of impeachment’ and acquit Trump – video
      Jan29

      Trump lawyers urge senators to ‘end the age of impeachment’ and acquit Trump – video

      Donald Trump’s defence team has urged senators to acquit the president as they wrapped up their arguments in his impeachment trial. Dismissing objections to Trump’s conduct towards Ukraine as ‘policy disagreements’, Trump’s lawyers also sought to marginalise former national security adviser John Bolton’s...