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Ukraine: Sovereign state in Eastern Europe
Ukraine, sometimes called the Ukraine, is a country in Eastern Europe. Excluding Crimea, Ukraine has a population of about 42 million, making it the 32nd most populous country in the world. Its capital and largest city is Kiev. Ukrainian is the official language and its alphabet is Cyrillic. The dominant religion in the country is Eastern Orthodoxy. Ukraine is currently in a territorial dispute with Russia over the Crimean Peninsula, which Russia annexed in 2014. Including Crimea, Ukraine has an area of 603,628 km2 (233,062 sq mi), making it the largest country entirely within Europe and the 46th largest country in the world.

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Defiant Mulvaney Rides Out Storm Over His Ukraine Comments

As he approaches his anniversary in the White House as acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney finds himself in a something of a netherworld.
NYTimes.com - Published

White House aide's words on Ukraine upend impeachment strategy, rattle allies

A top White House aide's suggestion that President Donald Trump sought a political favor from Ukraine in exchange for military aid has upended the administration's impeachment strategy and left his..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Ukraine

Energy Secretary Rick Perry Is Resigning [Video]Energy Secretary Rick Perry Is Resigning

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry plans to leave the Trump administration by the end of this year. Perry's departure comes after President Donald Trump implicated him in allegations... Allegations that..

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McCarthy defends Mulvaney's quid pro quo walk-back [Video]McCarthy defends Mulvaney's quid pro quo walk-back

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Friday defended White House acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney's walk-back of comments made related to President Donald Trump's decision to withhold military..

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Mulvaney's words on Ukraine undercut impeachment strategy, rattle allies [Video]Mulvaney's words on Ukraine undercut impeachment strategy, rattle allies

A top White House aide’s suggestion that President Donald Trump wanted a political favor from Ukraine in exchange for military aid upended the administration’s impeachment strategy and left..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:24Published

Trump speaks on Syria and Ukraine at Texas rally [Video]Trump speaks on Syria and Ukraine at Texas rally

US President Donald Trump said Rep. Adam Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, made up a "totally false conversation with the Ukrainian President" during a rally in Dallas, Texas...

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Energy Secretary Rick Perry To Resign [Video]Energy Secretary Rick Perry To Resign

Energy Secretary Rick Perry told President Donald Trump on Thursday that he would resign his post. It is currently unclear exactly when the former Texas governor would leave the administration. He has..

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Two Charged In Campaign Finance Case Enter Plea [Video]Two Charged In Campaign Finance Case Enter Plea

Two American businessmen charged with conspiring to violate campaign finance laws pleaded not guilty on Thursday. Andrey Kukushkin and David Correia entered their pleas before a U.S. District Judge in..

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Rick Perry To Step Down From Energy Secretary Post [Video]Rick Perry To Step Down From Energy Secretary Post

Reuters reports US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry has told President Donald Trump he will step down. Perry's departure comes a day before a deadline set by Democrats in the US House of Representatives...

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2016 election probe a factor in frozen Ukraine aid: WH [Video]2016 election probe a factor in frozen Ukraine aid: WH

President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Thursday acknowledged that Trump held up $391 million in military aid to Ukraine in part to make the money contingent upon the Ukrainians..

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'No more soviet-style proceedings,' Congressman Biggs on censuring Schiff [Video]'No more soviet-style proceedings,' Congressman Biggs on censuring Schiff

A resolution was introduced in the House of Representatives on Wednesday to censure House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Ex-aide to Pompeo testifies in impeachment probe [Video]Ex-aide to Pompeo testifies in impeachment probe

Former adviser to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who abruptly resigned last week, on Wednesday spoke to an impeachment inquiry into allegations President Donald Trump pursued political interests..

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Exclusive: Giuliani was paid $500K by indicted associate's firm [Video]Exclusive: Giuliani was paid $500K by indicted associate's firm

In an interview with Reuters, Rudy Giuliani said he was paid $500,000 to consult on a company co-founded by the Ukrainian-American businessman arrested last week on campaign finance charges, Giuliani..

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Hunter Biden Speaks Out Against Allegations Made By Trump [Video]Hunter Biden Speaks Out Against Allegations Made By Trump

Son of former Vice President Joe Biden, Hunter Biden, defended his work in Ukraine and China. This comes after attacks from President Donald Trump, who accused him of corruption, Hunter said he is..

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Ex-Ukraine envoy arrives to testify in impeachment probe [Video]Ex-Ukraine envoy arrives to testify in impeachment probe

The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, who was abruptly recalled in May, arrived on Capitol Hill to testify on Friday in the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into the president, while..

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Hunter Biden wades into impeachment fight [Video]Hunter Biden wades into impeachment fight

The son of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says he is stepping down from the board of a Chinese firm. President Donald Trump has urged China to investigate Hunter Biden, and accused him and his..

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'Primary interest' of impeachment inquiry is keeping whistleblower protected: Schiff [Video]'Primary interest' of impeachment inquiry is keeping whistleblower protected: Schiff

As U.S. President Donald Trump assailed an unnamed whistleblower whose complaint triggered an impeachment probe, the Democratic lawmaker leading that inquiry said "our primary interest right now is..

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Trump defends Giuliani after report of federal probe [Video]Trump defends Giuliani after report of federal probe

U.S. President Donald Trump defended his attorney Rudy Giuliani on Saturday as a "legendary crime buster" and "wonderful lawyer" after a media report that prosecutors are investigating whether the..

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Trump Tweets Defense Of Giuliani Amid Ukraine Probe [Video]Trump Tweets Defense Of Giuliani Amid Ukraine Probe

U.S. President Donald Trump defended his attorney Rudy Giuliani in a tweet on Saturday. According to Reuters, Trump described Giuliani as a “legendary crime buster” and “wonderful lawyer." The..

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Trump uses expletive to describe impeachment probe [Video]Trump uses expletive to describe impeachment probe

U.S. President Donald Trump described the impeachment probe launched by democrats in Congress as a "bullshit impeachment." Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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Ex-envoy says Trump ousted her based on 'false claims' [Video]Ex-envoy says Trump ousted her based on 'false claims'

The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who Donald Trump has called "bad news" told a House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into the president on Friday that Trump removed her from her post based..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:58Published

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky holds record-breaking  14-hour press conference [Video]Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky holds record-breaking 14-hour press conference

Zelensky started the "marathon" press conference from 10:00 am local time and took the last questions shortly after midnight.

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Ex-Ukraine envoy removed by Trump arrives to testify [Video]Ex-Ukraine envoy removed by Trump arrives to testify

Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who Donald Trump has called "bad news," arrived on Capitol Hill to testify on Friday in the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into..

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Trump remains defiant in face of impeachment during Minneapolis rally [Video]Trump remains defiant in face of impeachment during Minneapolis rally

US President Donald Trump was defiant in the face of an impeachment probe on Thursday as he sought to convert the threat to his presidency into a weapon on the campaign trail, with biting and..

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Democrats subpoena Rick Perry in impeachment probe [Video]Democrats subpoena Rick Perry in impeachment probe

Congressional Democrats issued a subpoena for U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Thursday over any possible role he played in President Donald Trump’s effort to get Ukraine’s president to..

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Zelenskiy Would Not Send Aide To Testify In U.S. [Video]Zelenskiy Would Not Send Aide To Testify In U.S.

FILE PHOTO: Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy holds a bullet as he addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S.,..

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How the Trump White House's messaging evolved on whether there was a Ukraine quid pro quo

Donald Trump's acting chief of staff tried to reverse earlier comments that confirmed a quid pro quo. But the questions were already swirling.
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Trump administration tries to walk back Mulvaney's Ukraine comments

The White House has tried to backpedal after a press briefing given by acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney. CBS News' Nikole Killion and Wall Street Journal reporter Natalie Andrews spoke..
CBS News - Published

Republican group slams Trump over Ukraine, G7 in new ads

A conservative group that has frequently criticized President Donald Trump is running two television and digital ads that accuse him of using the Oval Office for personal profit and calls on his fellow..
Reuters - Published

The Trump impeachment inquiry in pictures

The impeachment inquiry related to President Donald Trump and his dealings with Ukraine was announced by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sept. 24, 2019.
USATODAY.com - Published

AP Top Stories October 18 A

Here's the latest for Friday, Oct. 18th: Erdogan says Turkey will resume offensive if Syrian fighters aren't pulled; White House acknowledges Ukraine aid hold up tied to demands; First all-female space..
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U.S. Energy chief says departure has 'absolutely nothing' to do with Ukraine

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Friday the controversy over the Trump administration's handling of Ukraine had nothing to do with his resignation, adding he did not know whether he would..
Reuters - Published

What Hunter Biden did on the board of Ukrainian energy company Burisma

By Polina Ivanova, Maria Tsvetkova, Ilya Zhegulev and Luke Baker
Reuters - Published

Mick Mulvaney: There's going to be political influence in foreign policy

Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney appeared to admit quid pro quo on withholding military aid to Ukraine during a press conference. He later walked back his comments. This comes as the..
CBS News - Published

Rick Perry's departure has 'nothing' to do with Ukraine: White House spokeswoman

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry's decision to step down by the end of the year had "absolutely nothing" to do with controversy over President Trump's Ukraine policy, White House spokeswoman Stephanie..
Reuters - Published

15 Times Trump and His Allies Claimed ‘No Quid Pro Quo’

The president’s acting chief of staff on Thursday undercut a popular Republican talking point about Ukraine.
NYTimes.com - Published

Trump under more scrutiny with announcement of his Doral resort hosting G7

Mick Mulvaney held a briefing Thursday in which he acknowledged President Trump withheld nearly $400 million in military aid from Ukraine as he demanded Ukraine investigate Democrats. He triggered even..
CBS News - Published

Acting chief of staff backtracks on apparent confirmation of Ukraine quid pro quo

Democrats say they are armed with new evidence in their impeachment inquiry – and this time it comes straight from the president's acting chief of staff and on national television. In a remarkable..
CBS News - Published

Eye Opener: Trump defends his ceasefire

There's heavy criticism of the White House deal to stop Turkey's attacks on Kurdish forces in northern Syria. Also, the acting White House chief of staff admits President Trump withheld military aid to..
CBS News - Published

Factbox: What has the testimony to the impeachment inquiry on U.S. President Trump revealed?

The U.S. House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry into whether President Donald Trump abused the power of his office to push the Ukrainian president to order an probe of a political rival has..
Reuters - Published

Mulvaney links delay in Ukraine aid to 2016 probe — live updates

"I have news for everybody: Get over it. There's going to be political influence in foreign policy," Mick Mulvaney said
CBS News - Published

What Is a Quid Pro Quo?

President Trump has denied any quid pro quo in his dealings with Ukraine, but the acting White House chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, undercut that denial. Then he backtracked.
NYTimes.com - Published

10/17: CBS Evening News

Mulvaney says delay in Ukraine aid linked to DOJ investigation; Astronauts ready for historic all-female spacewalk.
CBS News - Published

10/17/19: Red and Blue

Mulvaney: Probing 2016 election was a factor in withholding Ukraine aid; Canada to hold federal election on Monday
CBS News - Published

Mulvaney: Probing 2016 election was a factor in withholding Ukraine aid

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney undercut President Trump's claim that there was no quid pro quo in the decision to withhold aid from Ukraine. Jeff Mason, a White House correspondent for..
CBS News - Published

Read Mulvaney’s Conflicting Statements on Quid Pro Quo

President Trump has claimed his interactions with Ukraine were not an exchange of aid for cooperation. His acting chief of staff may have undercut that — only to backtrack.
NYTimes.com - Published

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has resigned, President Trump confirms

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry, the former Texas governor who has faced scrutiny over President Trump's interactions with Ukraine, has resigned.
USATODAY.com - Published

Mulvaney says delay in Ukraine aid linked to DOJ investigation

The acting White House chief of staff said a delay in millions of dollars in aid to Ukraine was due to concerns about corruption. Mick Mulvaney's comments sparked a firestorm, and he is now trying to..
CBS News - Published

2020 Daily Trail Markers: Mulvaney comments on Ukraine aid

Mulvaney issued a statement late Thursday afternoon to clarify his earlier remarks at the White House about the administration's pressure on Ukraine
CBS News - Published

Rick Perry resigns as Donald Trump's energy secretary amid Ukraine scrutiny

Energy Secretary Rick Perry, the former Texas governor who has faced scrutiny over President Donald Trump's interactions with Ukraine, has resigned.
USATODAY.com - Published

Pentagon official won't testify Friday to House impeachment probe

A top Pentagon official who oversees policy on Ukraine won't testify on Friday before the congressional committees leading an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump but is expected to do so next..
Reuters - Published

Trump says he has a lot of confidence in acting chief of staff Mulvaney

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he has a lot of confidence in his acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, after Mulvaney told reporters that Ukraine's investigation into the 2016 election..
Reuters - Published

White House official denies Ukraine investigation into 2016 election was a condition for aid

Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff, said on Thursday that the White House had never required Ukraine to investigate the 2016 U.S. election in exchange for military aid, reversing..
Reuters - Published

Mulvaney: Trump Held Back Ukraine Aid Pending Investigation of Democrats

Undercutting President Trump’s denial of a quid pro quo, the acting White House chief of staff told reporters that military aid was held back in part to prod Ukraine to investigate Democrats.
NYTimes.com - Published

Perry Tells Trump He Will Resign as Energy Secretary

Rick Perry, the former governor of Texas who has become enmeshed in the Ukraine scandal, said he would resign as secretary of energy.
NYTimes.com - Published

Mulvaney confirms Ukraine aid tied to Dem probe

The White House is confirming Donald Trump asked Ukraine's leader to investigate his country's role in meddling in the 2016 US presidential campaign. Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said..
USATODAY.com - Published

White House acknowledges strings attached in Trump withholding Ukraine aid

President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff on Thursday acknowledged that Trump held up $391 million in military aid to Ukraine in part to make the money contingent upon the Ukrainians investigating..
Reuters - Published

Request for 2016 election probe was factor in frozen Ukraine aid: White House

A top White House official on Thursday acknowledged that U.S. President Donald Trump held back military aid for Ukraine earlier this year in part to pressure Kiev to look into allegations about the..
Reuters - Published

Mick Mulvaney acknowledges Ukraine aid was withheld over investigation into Democrats

Donald Trump's acting chief of staff said Thursday that aid to Ukraine was withheld because of the president's desire for Kiev to probe U.S. politics.
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump directed his energy secretary to work with Giuliani on Ukraine: Mulvaney

President Donald Trump asked U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry to work with personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on matters involving Ukraine, acting White House chief of staff Mike Mulvaney said on Thursday,..
Reuters - Published

Trump ordered U.S. officials to work with his lawyer on Ukraine, envoy says

President Donald Trump directed senior U.S. officials to talk directly to his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, about U.S. policy in Ukraine, raising concern that the president was outsourcing American..
Reuters - Published

Key U.S. diplomat underscores role of Trump lawyer Giuliani in Ukraine scandal

President Donald Trump directed U.S. officials involved in Ukraine policy to work directly with his private lawyer Rudy Giuliani, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union said on Thursday in prepared..
Reuters - Published

Israel envoy demands probe after effigy of Jewish tycoon left at Ukraine synagogue

The Israeli ambassador to Ukraine asked police on Thursday to find and punish people who left a red paint-spattered effigy of tycoon Ihor Kolomoisky, who holds a Ukrainian Jewish community leadership..
Reuters - Published

U.S. ambassador to tell House impeachment panel 'wrong' to seek foreign influence in election

The U.S. ambassador to the European Union plans to tell the House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine that asking a foreign country to act to..
Reuters - Published

U.S. ambassador to tell House impeachment panel Trump said no 'quid pro quo' on Ukraine

The U.S. ambassador to the European Union plans to tell the House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry that President Donald Trump told him multiple times that there was no "quid pro quo" with..
Reuters - Published

Lawyer fights to keep identity of Ukraine call whistleblower hidden

More closed-door testimony is scheduled Thursday in the House impeachment inquiry into President Trump. One whistleblower accused President Trump of pushing Ukraine to investigate the Bidens in..
CBS News - Published

Top diplomat testified Giuliani was "impeding" Ukraine mission — live updates

The former U.S. special envoy to Ukraine returned to Capitol Hill for an unannounced second meeting
CBS News - Published

Trump ambassador to testify in impeachment inquiry on text messages about Ukraine

Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, will testify in the House impeachment inquiry about President Trump's policy in Ukraine
USATODAY.com - Published

Ex-Ukraine envoy testified he was "never asked to do anything" wrong

Kurt Volker, the former special representative to Ukraine, said he feared the U.S.-Ukraine relationship was "getting sucked into a domestic political debate"
CBS News - Published

Factbox: All the president's men - Supporting actors in Trump's Ukraine scandal

President Donald Trump's efforts to pressure Ukraine into investigating a top rival in the 2020 U.S. presidential election prompted Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats in the House of..
Reuters - Published

Gordon Sondland Elbowed His Way Into Ukraine Policy. It Could Cost Him.

Mr. Sondland was to tell impeachment investigators that President Trump placed a condition on any meeting with Ukraine’s president — the opening of an investigation that could benefit Mr. Trump.
NYTimes.com - Published

Joe Biden says during debate he and his son did nothing wrong in Ukraine

Tuesday's Democratic debate was the first since Democrats launched an impeachment inquiry, and the topic came up frequently throughout the night. Sean Sullivan, a CBSN Political contributor and..
CBS News - Published

Impeachment probe on Trump hears from ex-aide to secretary of state

A former adviser to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who abruptly resigned last week spoke on Wednesday to an impeachment inquiry into allegations President Donald Trump pursued political interests..
Reuters - Published

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