Trump, in call, urged Ukraine to investigate Biden's son

World / Politics Sep 21, 2019

Trump, in call, urged Ukraine to investigate Biden's son

U.S. President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said Friday. Democrats condemned what they saw as a clear effort to damage a political rival, ...

Trump administration blocks 'urgent' disclosure from whistleblower

World / Politics Sep 20, 2019

Trump administration blocks 'urgent' disclosure from whistleblower

The Trump administration plunged into an extraordinary showdown with Congress Thursday over access to a whistleblower's complaint about reported incidents including a private conversation between President Donald Trump and a foreign leader. The blocked complaint is both "serious" and "urgent," the government's intelligence watchdog ...

Russian-Ukrainian journalist freed in prisoner swap with Kyiv thanks Putin

World Sep 10, 2019

Russian-Ukrainian journalist freed in prisoner swap with Kyiv thanks Putin

Kyrylo Vyshynsky, a Russian-Ukrainian journalist flown to Moscow as part of a landmark prisoner swap with Kyiv, on Monday thanked President Vladimir Putin and said his case was politically motivated. Vyshynsky, a dual Ukrainian and Russian national working for Moscow's RIA Novosti state news agency, ...