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.
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
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 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..
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..
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...
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..
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..
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..
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..
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
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
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.. USATODAY.com - Published
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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