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      Ukrainian prime minister submits resignation after tapes emerge
      Jan17

      Ukrainian prime minister submits resignation after tapes emerge

      Ukraine’s prime minister submitted his resignation Friday, days after he was caught on tape saying the country’s president knows nothing about the economy. …read more Source::...

      White House broke law on Ukraine aid, watchdog says as Senate starts impeachment procedures
      Jan16

      White House broke law on Ukraine aid, watchdog says as Senate starts impeachment procedures

      The U.S. Senate opens its historic proceedings against President Donald Trump on Thursday with a formal reading of the articles of impeachment by House prosecutors, followed by the arrival at the Capitol of Chief Justice John Roberts, who will swear in all 100 senators as jurors for just the third impeachment trial in U.S. history. …read...

      Ukraine opens probe of possible surveillance of ambassador
      Jan16

      Ukraine opens probe of possible surveillance of ambassador

      Ukrainian police say they have opened an investigation into the possibility the former U.S. ambassador came under illegal surveillance before she was recalled from her post. …read more Source::...

      Giuliani associate Lev Parnas says Trump had knowledge of Ukraine pressure
      Jan16

      Giuliani associate Lev Parnas says Trump had knowledge of Ukraine pressure

      A close associate of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer says he delivered an ultimatum in May to the incoming president of Ukraine: No senior U.S. officials would attend his inauguration and all American aid to the war-torn country would be withheld if an investigation into Joe Biden wasn’t announced. …read more Source::...

      Iran’s top diplomat says its people ‘were lied to,’ president cites possible danger to European soldiers
      Jan15

      Iran’s top diplomat says its people ‘were lied to,’ president cites possible danger to European soldiers

      Iran’s top diplomat acknowledged Wednesday that Iranians “were lied to” for days following the Islamic Republic accidentally shooting down a Ukrainian jetliner, killing 176 people. …read more Source::...

      In the Middle East, assigning blame is a political act — often a futile one
      Jan15

      In the Middle East, assigning blame is a political act — often a futile one

      Attempts to single out a bad actor in the Middle East, or a trigger point for the chain of events that led to the destruction of Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752, always come down to chicken-and-egg arguments. …read more Source::...

      Iran warns Europe as diplomat says officials ‘lied’ on crash
      Jan15

      Iran warns Europe as diplomat says officials ‘lied’ on crash

      Iran’s top diplomat acknowledged Wednesday that Iranians “were lied to” for days following the Islamic Republic accidentally shooting down a Ukrainian jetliner, killing 176 people. …read more Source::...

      Democrats release new documents on eve of impeachment trial
      Jan15

      Democrats release new documents on eve of impeachment trial

      House Democrats have released a trove of documents they obtained from Lev Parnas, a close associate of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, including a handwritten note that mentions asking Ukraine’s president to investigate “the Biden case.” …read more Source::...

      Russia hacked into Ukraine company at centre of Trump impeachment, tech expert says
      Jan14

      Russia hacked into Ukraine company at centre of Trump impeachment, tech expert says

      A U.S. cybersecurity company says Russian military agents have successfully hacked Burisma, the Ukrainian gas company President Donald Trump wanted investigated — a request that led to his impeachment. …read more Source::...

      Trump administration shares no blame for downing of Flight PS752, says top Republican
      Jan14

      Trump administration shares no blame for downing of Flight PS752, says top Republican

      The top Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives sidestepped questions today about whether the Trump administration should have warned Canada of its plan to kill a top Iranian general — while insisting the U.S. shares no blame for the deaths of 176 people aboard Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752. …read more Source::...