Nearing the end of the nineteenth century, the steady trickle of eastern Europeans making their way to America turned into a full-on rush of eager immigrants seeking a new life abroad. While individual Ukrainians had come to the United States and the Dakota territories years earlier, the first mass...
Top Austrian court says Ukrainian oligarch can be sent to U.S.
Austria's Supreme Court of Justice has ruled that a Ukrainian oligarch who prosecutors say had business ties to President Donald Trump's ex-campaign manager, Paul Manafort, can be extradited to the United States in a bribery case.
Former Ukraine ambassador on why Crimea matters
Former U.S. Ambassador to the Ukraine Steven Pifer spoke about the recent developments in Crimea, and why it should matter to Americans.
National security official twice raised concerns on Ukraine
WASHINGTON — A military officer at the National Security Council twice raised concerns over the Trump administration's push to have Ukraine investigate Democrats and Joe Biden, according to testimony the
Guiliani offered to work for Ukraine’s top prosecutor
Trump’s personal lawyer was also seeking incriminating information on Biden at time
Top Austrian court says Ukrainian oligarch can be sent to US
VIENNA (AP) - Austria's Supreme Court of Justice ruled Tuesday that a Ukrainian oligarch who prosecutors say had business ties to President Donald Trump's ex-campaign manager, Paul Manafort, can be extradited to the United States in a bribery case Judges upheld a Vienna court's ruling that Dymitro Firtash, who was arrested in Austria in 2014 and then freed on 125 million euros ($142 million) bail, can be sent to the U.S. The decision comes days after a Chicago federal judge rejected a motion…
Putin hints at rapprochement with Ukraine on eve of vote
By Anatoly Medetsky, Bloomberg News Virtually on the eve of Ukraine’s parliamentary elections, the Kremlin released comments by President Vladimir Putin, saying that the two countries will mend ties despite their five-year conflict. Putin went as far as to say that Russians and Ukrainians are one pe
Why Russia Is Concerned About Ukraine Joining NATO
Moscow is worried about the development because if Ukraine in inducted into NATO, Russia would lose control over Crimea.
US ambassador pressed Ukraine corruption fight before ouster
WASHINGTON (AP) - Months before the call that set off an impeachment inquiry, many in the diplomatic community were alarmed by the Trump administration's abrupt removal of a career diplomat from her post as ambassador to Ukraine The ambassador's ouster, and the campaign against her that preceded it, are now emerging as a key sequence of events behind a whistleblower's complaint alleging that the president pressured…
Why the Russia-Ukraine dispute is raising new tensions
A dispute between Russia and Ukraine in the waters off the Crimean Peninsula has raised the prospect of a larger military confrontation between the two neighbors.
The Ukraine memo: What we know, what we don't
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump repeatedly prodded Ukraine's new leader to work with lawyer Rudy Giuliani and the U.S. attorney general to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden, according
Why airlines didn't avoid risky Ukraine airspace
The possibility that the civilian jetliner downed over war-torn eastern Ukraine with nearly 300 people onboard was hit by a missile could have profound consequences for the world's airlines Airlines might have to be more vigilant about avoiding trouble spots, making flights longer and causing them to burn more costly fuel, an extra expense that is often passed onto passengers through higher fares. They may even…
Ukrainian female sniper on how she went from tax worker to executioner
Oksana Gimrakova claims she has killed 28 Ukrainian during the conflict in the east of the country since joining the separatist army of the Donetsk People's Republic.
Baby boy 'beaten by Ukrainian mother before she went on a date'
One-month-old Mykyta was found beaten black and blue on the verge of death in the city of Rivne in western Ukraine. His mother reportedly left him alone to go on a date and could face five years in jail.
Murphy: ‘Country should be scared’ of Republican partisanship over Ukraine
"At a moment when we need patriots, what we are getting is blind partisan loyalty," Murphy said during an interview on NBC's Meet the Press.
Mike Pence says he has no recollection of Ukraine aid concerns
Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, testified Wednesday that he spoke with Pence before a Sept. 1 meeting with Ukrainian officials and told him about aid concerns.
What happens when a comedian turns politician? Ukraine hopes it’s not the punch line.
Comedians have become politicians in countries from Guatemala to Iceland. The results aren't always funny.
Why the White House’s rough transcript of the Ukraine call is suspicious
Breaking down the ellipses that appeared in the document, which is under new scrutiny.