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      Ukraine’s president vows to end war, invites Trump to Kyiv
      Feb15

      Ukraine’s president vows to end war, invites Trump to Kyiv

      MUNICH (AP) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy vowed Saturday to end the separatist conflict in the east of his country, where fighting between Russia-backed rebels and Ukrainian troops has killed more than 14,000 people since 2014. Speaking at the Munich Security Conference, Zelenskiy said he hopes to end the … …read...

      Pompeo visits Ukraine as impeachment trial hangs in balance
      Jan31

      Pompeo visits Ukraine as impeachment trial hangs in balance

      KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo opened a visit to Ukraine on Friday facing a delicate balancing act as he tries to boost ties with a critical ally at the heart of the impeachment trial while not providing fodder for Democrats seeking to oust President Donald … …read more Source:: The Washington...

      DEA to open Ukraine office: Report
      Jan31

      DEA to open Ukraine office: Report

      The Drug Enforcement Administration intends to open a representative office in Ukraine, a local news outlet reported Thursday. Ukraine’s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov and U.S. diplomat Jorgan K. Andrews discussed the proposal, said 112.International, an English-language Ukrainian website. “The representative office of DEA Office on...

      Pompeo lashes out at journalist; NPR defends its reporter
      Jan25

      Pompeo lashes out at journalist; NPR defends its reporter

      WASHINGTON (AP) – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lashed out in anger Saturday at an NPR reporter who accused him of shouting expletives at her after she asked him in an interview about Ukraine. In a direct and personal attack, America’s chief diplomat said the journalist had “lied” to him … …read more Source:: The...

      The Latest: Ukraine premier downplays resignation talk
      Jan23

      The Latest: Ukraine premier downplays resignation talk

      DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) – The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Ukraine’s prime minister says he is “not planning to go anywhere,” trying to tamp down “rumors” that he or his government might soon resign. Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk was initially evasive … …read...

      Iran acknowledges Russian-made missiles targeted Ukraine jet
      Jan21

      Iran acknowledges Russian-made missiles targeted Ukraine jet

      DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran acknowledged on Tuesday that its armed forces fired two Russian anti-aircraft missiles at a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed after taking off from Tehran’s main airport earlier this month, killing all 176 people on board. The new preliminary report by Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization …...

      Ukraine asks OSCE to expand its monitoring mission
      Jan20

      Ukraine asks OSCE to expand its monitoring mission

      KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Ukraine has asked the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe to expand its monitoring mission in the country, Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said Monday after a meeting with the organization’s chairman. The OSCE’s special monitoring mission has been present in Ukraine since 2014, when fighting...

      Iran backtracks on sending blackboxes downed jet to Ukraine
      Jan20

      Iran backtracks on sending blackboxes downed jet to Ukraine

      TEHRAN, Iran — The Iranian official leading the investigation into the Ukrainian jetliner that was accidentally shot down by the Revolutionary Guard appeared to backtrack Sunday on plans to send the flight recorders abroad for analysis, a day after saying they would be sent to Kyiv. Hassan Rezaeifar was quoted … …read more Source::...

      Iran reverses on sending black boxes to Ukraine
      Jan19

      Iran reverses on sending black boxes to Ukraine

      TEHRAN, Iran — The Iranian official leading the investigation into the Ukrainian jetliner that was accidentally shot down by the Revolutionary Guard appeared to backtrack Sunday on plans to send the flight recorders abroad for analysis, a day after saying they would be sent to Kyiv. Hassan Rezaeifar was quoted … …read more Source::...

      GAO finding bolsters impeachment case, Democrats say
      Jan17

      GAO finding bolsters impeachment case, Democrats say

      The Government Accountability Office said Thursday that the Trump White House broke the law by holding up military assistance money to Ukraine — a revelation that Democrats say bolsters their impeachment case against President Trump. GAO’s finding is just the latest piece of evidence to emerge since House Democrats voted … …read...