Putin meets new Ukraine leader for first time

December 9, 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy have met for the first time in a bid to end five years of war between Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed separatists.


Fiery disagreements as Trump impeachment hearing opens

December 4, 2019

The House judiciary committee’s first impeachment hearing quickly burst into partisan infighting as Democrats claimed President Donald Trump must be removed from office for enlisting foreign interference in US elections.


Former US envoy says she was warned she was being targeted

November 4, 2019

A former US ambassador to Ukraine has told congressional investigators that Ukrainian officials had warned her in advance that Rudy Giuliani and other allies of Donald Trump were planning to “do things, including to me” and were “looking to hurt” her.


Subpoenas for pair amid Trump impeachment inquiry

October 7, 2019

Democrats in the House of Representatives have issued subpoenas to US defence secretary Mark Esper and acting White House budget director Russell Vought as part of the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.


Pompeo: State Department will follow law as Democrats seek documents

October 6, 2019

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said his department intends to follow the law in the House impeachment investigation and vigorously defended Donald Trump, dismissing questions about the president’s attempts to push Ukraine and China to investigate a Democratic political rival.