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Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. It is bordered by Russia to the north-east; Belarus to the north; Poland, Slovakia and Hungary to the west; and Romania, Moldova, and the Black Sea to the south. 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 both the largest country entirely within Europe and the 46th largest country in the world. 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.

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Iran to send flight recorders from downed jet to Ukraine

iran to send flight recorders from downed jet to ukraine
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran will send the black box flight recorders from the Ukrainian jetliner that it accidentally shot down last week to Ukraine for further analysis, an Iranian official said Saturday...
WorldNews - Published

Iran to send black boxes of downed Ukrainian plane to Ukraine

Iran said on Saturday it was sending to Ukraine the black boxes from a Ukrainian passenger plane that the Iranian military shot down this month, an accident that sparked unrest at home and added to..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Ukraine


Iran To Send Black Box Of Plane It Shot Down To Ukraine [Video]Iran To Send Black Box Of Plane It Shot Down To Ukraine

Iran initially denied shooting down the Ukrainian International Airlines plane, this month. 176 people were killed. However, it admitted a week ago that its military had mistakenly downed the aircraft...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Iran will send black boxes of downed plane to Ukraine [Video]Iran will send black boxes of downed plane to Ukraine

Iran is sending to Ukraine the black boxes of the Ukrainian passenger plane that its military accidentally shot down this month, Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday. Lauren Anthony reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:23Published

Ukraine PM gets second chance after audio leak [Video]Ukraine PM gets second chance after audio leak

Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk had offered his resignation after audio leaked suggesting he had criticized President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. Freddy Tennyson reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:57Published

Ukrainian PM offers to quit after tape suggests he criticized president [Video]Ukrainian PM offers to quit after tape suggests he criticized president

Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk submitted his resignation on Friday after an audio leaked suggesting he had criticized President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. Freddy Tennyson reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:53Published

Loose Lips Sink Ships? Nunes Now Admits Talking To Lev Parnas [Video]Loose Lips Sink Ships? Nunes Now Admits Talking To Lev Parnas

CNN reports California Rep. Devin Nunes made a startling admission on Wednesday. The top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee admitted to speaking on the phone with a key figure in the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Feeling in Senate is 'solemn, serious, profound': Schumer [Video]Feeling in Senate is 'solemn, serious, profound': Schumer

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday said he saw senators on "both sides of the aisle" visibly "gulp" when they were sworn in by U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts in the Trump impeachment..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:21Published

Chief Justice Roberts sworn in for impeachment trial [Video]Chief Justice Roberts sworn in for impeachment trial

U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts was sworn in to preside over the Senate impeachment trial on whether to remove U.S. President Donald Trump from office and then swore in all 100 senators to serve as..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:02Published

Bodies Of All 11 Ukrainians In Iran Plane Crash To Be Returned Home [Video]Bodies Of All 11 Ukrainians In Iran Plane Crash To Be Returned Home

Last week, Iran accidentally shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane, killing all on board. Now, Reuters reports the bodies of all 11 Ukrainians who died in the crash in Iran have been identified...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Canada's foreign affairs minister demands full transparency and cooperation by Iran [Video]Canada's foreign affairs minister demands full transparency and cooperation by Iran

Ministers from five countries who lost citizens in the passenger jet shot down over Tehran have called on Iran to accept "full responsibility" and compensate the victims' families. Foreign Secretary..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:57Published

White House broke law by withholding Ukraine aid: watchdog [Video]White House broke law by withholding Ukraine aid: watchdog

The White House violated federal law by withholding security aid approved by lawmakers for Ukraine, a nonpartisan congressional watchdog said on Thursday. Zachary Goelman reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 03:18Published

Schiff reads articles of impeachment on Senate floor [Video]Schiff reads articles of impeachment on Senate floor

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff formally presented the articles of impeachment on the Senate floor Thursday, reading through the allegations against U.S. President Donald Trump.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:17Published

Ukraine asks for FBI help in Burisma hacking probe [Video]Ukraine asks for FBI help in Burisma hacking probe

Ukraine has appealed to the FBI for help in investigating a suspected cyber attack by Russian military hackers on the energy company Burisma, the company at the center of President Trump's impeachment...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:28Published

Ukraine probing whether U.S. envoy was surveilled [Video]Ukraine probing whether U.S. envoy was surveilled

Ukraine's interior ministry announced an investigation into the possible illegal surveillance of the then American ambassador to Kiev, Marie Yovanovitch, following messages contained in documents..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:22Published

Foreign ministers pay respects to Iran plane victims [Video]Foreign ministers pay respects to Iran plane victims

Dominic Raab and foreign ministers from Canada, Ukraine, Sweden and Afghanistan lit candles and observed a silence to remember the 176 people who died when a passenger plane was shot down in Iran on..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:48Published

Pelosi-signed impeachment articles formally sent to Senate [Video]Pelosi-signed impeachment articles formally sent to Senate

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi signed the Trump impeachment articles at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Wednesday that were then formally delivered to the Senate, where Majority Leader Mitch McConnell..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:54Published

U.S. House votes to send impeachment charges to Senate for trial [Video]U.S. House votes to send impeachment charges to Senate for trial

Republican and Democratic lawmakers sparred on the House floor before voting on Wednesday to send two formal charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate, clearing the way for only the third..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:04Published

'An impeachment that will last forever': Pelosi [Video]'An impeachment that will last forever': Pelosi

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said 'time has been our friend in all of this because it has yielded incriminating evidence'. She also announced the team of seven Democratic lawmakers and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:43Published

Democrats add last-minute evidence in impeachment [Video]Democrats add last-minute evidence in impeachment

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday they would include new evidence when they send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate on Wednesday,..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:34Published

Democrats Add More Evidence To Trump's Impeachment Trial [Video]Democrats Add More Evidence To Trump's Impeachment Trial

Democrats claims to have new evidence for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. The U.S. House of Representatives said they will include it when they send the formal charges to the Senate...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Iran announces first arrests in downing of Ukrainian airliner [Video]Iran announces first arrests in downing of Ukrainian airliner

Iran's president calls for a special court to investigate crash and for all those responsible to be 'punished'.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:31Published

McConnell sees Senate impeachment trial starting in days [Video]McConnell sees Senate impeachment trial starting in days

The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump is likely to begin in earnest next week after preliminary steps in the Senate in coming days, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:16Published

Russian hackers targeted Burisma -cybersecurity firm [Video]Russian hackers targeted Burisma -cybersecurity firm

Russian hackers reportedly targeted a Ukrainian energy company that plays a central role in Donald Trump's impeachment. Jonah Green reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:22Published

Rouhani: Plane incident 'unforgivable error' [Video]Rouhani: Plane incident 'unforgivable error'

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday Iran will punish "all those responsible" for the accidental shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger plane that killed 176 people.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:55Published

 

Black boxes of shot-down Ukrainian airliner will be sent to Ukraine: Iranian news agency

The black boxes of the Ukrainian airliner which was accidentally shot down by Iranian forces this month will be sent to Ukraine, the Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday.
Reuters - Published

Ukraine president rejects premier's resignation over leaked audio

ukraine president rejects premier's resignation over leaked audio
President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine has turned down the resignation of his prime minister, who offered to resign after clandestine audio recordings appeared to show him disparaging the president's..
WorldNews - Published

Democrats Release More Material From Lev Parnas on Ukraine Campaign

Texts raised more questions about information suggesting that the United States ambassador to Ukraine was under surveillance.
NYTimes.com - Published

U.S. will work to determine if ex-ambassador Yovanovitch was under threat -Pompeo

The U.S. State Department will do everything necessary to determine whether former U.S. ambassador Marie Yovanovitch was under threat in Ukraine, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Families of Iran crash victims face politically charged litigation

Families of the 176 people killed when Iran shot down a Ukrainian airliner face a complicated legal battle where backing from the victims' governments may be crucial as they seek damages, legal experts..
Reuters - Published

Ukraine president gives PM second chance after tape leak

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Friday allowed Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk to keep his job after the leak of an embarrassing audio recording prompted Honcharuk to submit his..
Reuters - Published

Ukraine PM says there have been many attempts to sow distrust

Ukraine's Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk told parliament on Friday there had been attempts to sow distrust around his government but called for people to stay united.
Reuters - Published

Pompeo Says He ‘Never Heard’ That Ambassador Might Be Under Surveillance

Diplomats have seethed over the secretary of state’s lack of outward support for Marie L. Yovanovitch, who was abruptly pulled from Ukraine after attacks from President Trump’s allies.
NYTimes.com - Published

Pompeo says State Dept will do everything to evaluate if Yovanovitch was under threat

The U.S. State Department will do everything it needs to do to determine if former U.S. ambassador Marie Yovanovitch was under threat in Ukraine, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a radio..
Reuters - Published

'Never heard about this at all': Pompeo says he knew nothing about alleged Yovanovitch tracking

Newly released text messages suggest Lev Parnas, an associate of Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani, discussed tracking the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine.
USATODAY.com - Published

What Giuliani associate Lev Parnas has said about Trump, Pence and Ukraine

"President Trump knew exactly what was going on," Parnas told Rachel Maddow.
USATODAY.com - Published

Ukraine PM offers resignation after recording suggests he criticised president

Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk offered his resignation on Friday after an audio recording suggested he had criticised the president, but then appeared to indicate that he might keep his..
France 24 - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Canada's and Iran's foreign ministers to meet on Friday

Canada's Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne will meet Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday to discuss Tehran's shooting down of a Ukrainian airline last week, killing all..
Reuters - Published

Senate impeachment trial: Weigh Trump's repeated obstruction offenses to protect himself

Trump's pattern of obstruction to avoid scrutiny should be be front and center as senators consider his demands for political favors from Ukraine.
USATODAY.com - Published

Law enforcement must find out who secretly recorded Ukraine PM: Zelenskiy

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy urged law enforcement bodies on Friday to determine who was involved in the making of a secret recording in the office of Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk and to..
Reuters - Published

Iranian representative coming to Ukraine next week, Kiev says

An Iranian representative will travel to Ukraine next week following the shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger plane near Tehran last week, Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko told parliament on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Ukraine PM says resignation letter does not affect reforms, IMF ties

Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk said on Friday that the fact that he has submitted a letter of resignation will not affect reforms and Ukrainian cooperation with the International Monetary..
Reuters - Published

Ukraine PM Honcharuk offers to quit in audiotape furore

PM Honcharuk appears to mock President Zelensky's grasp of economics in a leaked recording.
BBC News - Published

Ukrainian government in consultations after PM's offer to resign

Ukrainian government is holding consultations in light of Prime Minister's offer to resign, parliamentary speaker Dmytro Razumkov said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Ukraine PM says 'don't jump to conclusions' after submitting resignation letter

Ukraine's Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk said people should not "jump to conclusions" after submitting a letter of resignation, which President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's office on Friday said he would..
Reuters - Published

Impeachment Briefing: The Opening Ceremony

The Senate trial began with lots of pomp and little surprise, but there were some serious developments in Ukraine.
NYTimes.com - Published

Four rules senators should follow during Trump's impeachment trial

U.S. senators are expected to hear opening statements next week in the impeachment trial on whether to remove President Donald Trump from office on charges he abused his powers and obstructed a..
Reuters - Published

Lev Parnas' allegations about Trump's knowledge of Ukraine scheme has striking similarities to another fixer, Michael Cohen

Lev Parnas, an associate of Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, has given Congress evidence that could play into Trump's impeachment trial.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump denies knowing Parnas as impeachment begins

President Donald Trump denies knowing a close associate of his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, who is publicly claiming Trump was directly involved in the effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate..
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump impeachment trial opens as watchdog faults White House on Ukraine

The Senate impeachment trial on whether to remove U.S. President Donald Trump from office formally began on Thursday even as a congressional watchdog found that the White House broke the law by..
Reuters - Published

US Senate opens Trump impeachment trial as nonpartisan office issues critical report on Ukraine aid

As the US Senate formally opened the impeachment trial on whether to remove Donald Trump from office, a nonpartisan congressional watchdog on Thursday dealt the Republican president a blow by..
France 24 - Published

AP Top Stories January 16 A

Here's the latest for Thursday, January 16: Articles of impeachment go to the Senate; Ukrainian police open investigation into Yovanovitch surveillance; Putin fast-tracks constitutional changes;..
USATODAY.com - Published

Pelosi says Trump administration broke law in withholding Ukraine aid

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday, seizing on a report from a nonpartisan congressional watchdog, accused the Trump administration of breaking the law in withholding aid for Ukraine that..
Reuters - Published

Ukraine says bodies of all 11 Ukrainians in Iran plane crash identified

The bodies of all 11 Ukrainians who died in last week's plane crash in Iran have been identified and will be transported back to Ukraine on Jan. 19, the interior ministry said in a statement to Reuters..
Reuters - Published

Ukraine asks FBI to help probe suspected Russian hack of Burisma

Ukraine has asked the FBI in the United States for help to investigate a suspected cyberattack by Russian military hackers on Burisma, an energy company caught up in the impeachment of U.S. President..
Reuters - Published

White House broke law by withholding Ukraine aid, congressional agency says

The White House violated federal law by withholding security aid approved by lawmakers for Ukraine, a nonpartisan congressional watchdog said on Thursday, in a blow for U.S. President Donald Trump as..
Reuters - Published

Congressional watchdog says Trump administration violated law over Ukraine aid

The White House violated federal law by withholding security aid approved by lawmakers for Ukraine, a nonpartisan congressional watchdog said on Thursday, in a blow for U.S. President Donald Trump as..
Reuters - Published

Trump might raise Burisma hacking with Putin: White House

U.S. President Donald Trump may discuss the reported hacking of Ukrainian energy firm Burisma the next time he talks to Russian President Vladimir Putin, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway told..
Reuters - Published

A federal watchdog weighs in on the Ukraine matter, saying the Trump administration broke the law.

The White House budget office rejected the report’s conclusions.
NYTimes.com - Published

The White House press secretary dismisses new evidence tying a Giuliani associate to the Ukraine affair.

Stephanie Grisham played down new information from Lev Parnas.
NYTimes.com - Published

New evidence in the Ukraine pressure campaign looms over the trial.

The evidence, handed over by Lev Parnas, adds significant new detail to the public record about how the pressure campaign undergirding the House impeachment charges played out and who knew about it.
NYTimes.com - Published

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