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Volodymyr Zelensky: My First Year as President of Ukraine

Ukraine’s president looks back at what got him through his first year in office.
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Trying To Email Chloroquine Advocate, Corsi Accidentally Tips Off Ex-Mueller Prosecutor

A New York-based doctor and recent right-wing star has reportedly drawn the scrutiny of federal prosecutors after a former Mueller probe character accidentally emailed one of Mueller’s deputies about the doctor’s work. The doctor, Vladimir “Zev” Zelenko, has championed the same anti-malaria drug that the President has speculated for weeks could be a COVID-19 cure: Hydroxychloroquine. But when Jerome Corsi — who prosecutors suggested was Roger Stone’s back channel to Wikileaks — tried to send ...
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Lawsuit: Dem Donor Linked to Controversial Ukrainian Oligarch

A bespectacled Ukrainian oligarch with a strongman reputation popped up over and over throughout the Donald Trump impeachment saga. And now, little-noticed filings in Delaware Chancery Court allege a closer relationship than previously known between that oligarch, Ihor Kolomoisky, and a South Florida businessman who donated to a member of Congress. It’s another example of how people and companies linked to some of the former Soviet Union’s most controversial oligarchs end up with connections to ...
Tags: Florida, News, Congress, Senate, Russia, Joe Biden, Ukraine, United States, New York Times, Miami, Ohio, Capitol Hill, Kremlin, Biden, Giuliani, Donald Trump


Ukraine's President Zelensky replaces his Prime Minister

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky has replaced the country's Prime Minister on Wednesday, saying he hoped the new PM would "do the impossible."
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Ukraine's President Zelensky replaces his Prime Minister

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky has replaced the country's Prime Minister on Wednesday, saying he hoped the new PM would "do the impossible."
Tags: Ukraine, Cnn, Volodymyr Zelensky, Zelensky


Ukraine’s Zelensky Fires His Cabinet

President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine faulted his ministers for poor performance and for appointing foreigners to company boards, although Western donors have encouraged the practice.
Tags: News, Ukraine, Volodymyr, Volodymyr Zelensky, Zelensky, Zelensky Fires His Cabinet


Trump Claims Purging Officials Who Are ‘Disloyal’ To Him Is Good For America

President Donald Trump wants America to know that his plans to remove government officials deemed insufficiently loyal to him is actually for the country’s own good. When a reporter asked Trump about the purge during a press conference in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, the President initially downplayed the number of people he felt deserved to be kicked out. “I don’t think it’s a big problem,” Trump said. “I don’t think it’s very many people.” He brought up the “very sad situation” with the “f...
Tags: News, White House, America, Ukraine, Donald Trump, Trump, New Delhi India, Axios, Richard Grenell, Cristina Cabrera, Trump Axios, Volodymyr Zelensky, Johnny McEntee Trump


Pompeo appeared to coordinate with Giuliani on Ukraine, new documents show

While the impeachment proceedings are now over, ongoing lawsuits and upcoming books are expected to reveal still more details about the campaign to have Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky pursue the investigations Trump wanted.
Tags: News, Ukraine, Giuliani, Trump, Pompeo, Volodymyr Zelensky


Coronavirus: Ukraine protesters attack buses carrying China evacuees

President Volodymyr Zelensky urged people to show solidarity and remember "we are all human".
Tags: News, China, Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky


Coronavirus: Ukraine protesters attack buses carrying China evacuees

President Volodymyr Zelensky urged people to show solidarity and remember "we are all human".
Tags: News, China, Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky


Ukrainians Hurl Stones at China Evacuees En Route to Quarantine Amid Coronavirus Fears

(NOVI SANZHARY, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s effort to quarantine more than 70 people evacuated from China over the new virus outbreak plunged into chaos Thursday as local residents opposing the move hurled stones at the evacuees and engaged in violent clashes with police. Buses carrying evacuees were finally able to reach the designated place of quarantine after hours of clashes. The masked evacuees, exhausted by the long journey, were peeking through bus windows as they drove slowly under a heavy...
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Top Pentagon policy official who expressed concern about Ukraine aid freeze will reportedly step down

The Pentagon's top policy official is reportedly on his way out.Under Secretary of Defense for Policy at the Pentagon John Rood will reportedly step down from his post — which Bloomberg notes is one of the most important in the Defense Department — two sources familiar with the matter said. Rood apparently lost support among senior national security leadership, and White House officials reportedly considered him an impediment to the Trump administration's defense policies. He has served ...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Russia, Defense, Bloomberg, Ukraine, Cnn, Pentagon, Defense Department, Trump, Mike Bloomberg, Rood, John Rood, Mark Esper, Volodymyr Zelensky


Trump’s Choice for Intel Chief Leaves Officials ‘Blindsided’

President Donald Trump’s announcement that he had selected a loyalist and political ally as his administration’s next intelligence chief quickly raised eyebrows Wednesday on Capitol Hill among Democrats already concerned about the state of Team Trump’s attitude toward the intelligence community.On Wednesday night, Trump tweeted that Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany with a long history in the orbit of Trumpworld, would be named as the next acting Director of National Intelligence. ...
Tags: News, Congress, Senate, White House, China, Germany, Berlin, Iran, Ukraine, United Nations, Mitt Romney, National Security, Capitol Hill, Cia, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump


Democratic senator: Zelensky has no plans to meet with Giuliani

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky told US senators last week he has no plans to meet with President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, according to one of the senators who sat down with Zelensky.
Tags: US, Cnn, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Volodymyr Zelensky, Zelensky


National Intelligence Lawyer Central To Beginnings Of Impeachment Probe Will Resign

The intelligence community lawyer who played an integral role in the start of the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump is resigning next month. Jason Klitenic, general counsel at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), will serve his last day in that role on March 2, an ODNI spokesperson confirmed to TPM Tuesday. Asked if Klitenic was asked to resign or if he was doing so on his own accord, the spokesperson said, “He wanted to return to the private sector.” Politico...
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John Bolton isn't the hero of the Ukraine story

At an appearance at Duke University to promote his forthcoming book on Monday, former Trump administration national security adviser John Bolton was asked whether he believes the July 25, 2019, phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was "perfect," as Trump has repeatedly described it.
Tags: Ukraine, Cnn, Donald Trump, Trump, John Bolton, Duke University, Volodymyr Zelensky


Zelensky rejects Trump's claim that Ukraine is corrupt in interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour

In a CNN interview, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Saturday strongly rejected US President Donald Trump's claim that Ukraine is corrupt. He also said he is ready for another phone call with Trump and open to visiting the White House.
Tags: Europe, News, US, Ukraine, Cnn, Donald Trump, Trump, Christiane Amanpour, Volodymyr Zelensky, Zelensky


Former DOJ official slams Bolton's reason for not testifying

Former National Security adviser John Bolton was asked, during a public appearance at Duke University, why he didn't speak out about President Donald Trump's July 2019 phone call with Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky at the heart of his impeachment.
Tags: News, Ukraine, Stories, Bolton, Donald Trump, Doj, John Bolton, Duke University, Volodymyr Zelensky


DOJ officials slam Bolton's reason for not testifying

Former National Security adviser John Bolton was asked, during a public appearance at Duke University, why he didn't speak out about President Donald Trump's July 2019 phone call with Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky at the heart of his impeachment.
Tags: News, Ukraine, Stories, Bolton, Donald Trump, Doj, John Bolton, Duke University, Volodymyr Zelensky


Former DOJ officials slam Bolton's reason for not testifying

Former National Security adviser John Bolton was asked, during a public appearance at Duke University, why he didn't speak out about President Donald Trump's July 2019 phone call with Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky at the heart of his impeachment.
Tags: News, Ukraine, Stories, Bolton, Donald Trump, Doj, John Bolton, Duke University, Volodymyr Zelensky


Analyst: Zelensky was trying to address a PR problem

CNN national security analyst Samantha Vinograd outlined why Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky strongly rejected President Donald Trump's claim that Ukraine is corrupt during an interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour.
Tags: News, Ukraine, Cnn, Stories, Donald Trump, Samantha Vinograd, Volodymyr Zelensky, Zelensky


Ukrainian President To Trump: Please Stop Saying My Country Is Corrupt

Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelensky would like President Donald Trump to lay off the trash talk, please. During an interview with CNN correspondent Christine Amanpour on Saturday, Zelensky expressed dismay over Trump’s repeated claims that Ukraine is “corrupt”; a claim that Trump invokes when defending his withholding of U.S. military aid to the Eastern European country. “That’s not true. That’s not true,” the Ukrainian president responded when Amanpour brought up Trump’s comments. Zelensky...
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Zelensky responds to Trump's claims: 'It's not true that Ukraine is a corrupt country'

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky said he wanted to "change this image" of Ukraine as a "corrupt country" because "it's not true."
Tags: News, Ukraine, Trump, Volodymyr Zelensky, Zelensky


Zelensky responds to Trump's claims: 'It's not true that Ukraine is a corrupt country'

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky said he wanted to "change this image" of Ukraine as a "corrupt country" because "it's not true."         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Ukrainian President Zelensky Vows to End War With Russia, Invites President Trump to Kyiv

(MUNICH) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky 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, Zelensky said he hopes to end the conflict by the end of his presidential term in 2024. “If in five years, we will end the war, bring our people back, then I did (became president) for a reason,” he said. The confli...
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Zelensky rejects a Trump claim in interview with CNN

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Saturday strongly rejected President Donald Trump's claim that Ukraine is a corrupt country in an interview with CNN. He also said he is ready for another phone call with Trump and stated he is open to visiting the White House.
Tags: News, Ukraine, Cnn, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Volodymyr Zelensky, Zelensky


Zelensky rejects Trump's claim that Ukraine is corrupt in interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Saturday strongly rejected President Donald Trump's claim that Ukraine is a corrupt country in an interview with CNN. He also said he is ready for another phone call with Trump and stated he is open to visiting the White House.
Tags: Ukraine, Cnn, Donald Trump, Trump, Christiane Amanpour, Volodymyr Zelensky, Zelensky


Zelensky: I'm sure White House visit will happen

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky tells CNN's Christiane Amanpour that he is ready for another phone call with President Donald Trump and is open to visiting the White House.
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Stories, Donald Trump, Christiane Amanpour, Volodymyr Zelensky, Zelensky


Trump Claims Without Evidence ‘Many People’ In The WH Applauded After Vindman’s Firing

President Trump claimed, without any evidence, that “many people” in the White House applauded after impeachment probe witness Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman was escorted out of the building last Friday following his ouster from the National Security Council. A day after Vindman and his twin brother were abruptly fired in an ongoing campaign of retribution against his perceived political foes, Trump piled on in a series of tweets. On Saturday, Trump tweeted that he didn’t know Vindman but claimed ...
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Trump’s Attack on Vindman May Violate Whistleblower Protection Laws. But Challenging It Could Be Risky.

President Donald Trump’s moves against impeachment witnesses may be illegal, whistleblower advocates say, but the President’s success in fending off Congressional and Justice Department investigations mean the law, not Trump, is likely to come out worse from the confrontation. On February 7, a crucial witness in the House Impeachment Inquiry last fall, Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, was prematurely transferred back to the Pentagon from his position at the White House National Security Council....
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