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Sovereign state in Eastern Europe

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Ukraine, sometimes called the Ukraine, is a country in Eastern Europe. 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. 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 the largest country entirely within Europe and the 46th largest country in the world.

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As he approaches his anniversary in the White House as acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney finds himself in a something of a netherworld.
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A top White House aide's suggestion that President Donald Trump sought a political favor from Ukraine in exchange for military aid has upended the..
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Donald Trump's acting chief of staff tried to reverse earlier comments that confirmed a quid pro quo. But the questions were already swirling.
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The White House has tried to backpedal after a press briefing given by acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney. CBS News' Nikole Killion and Wall Street..
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A conservative group that has frequently criticized President Donald Trump is running two television and digital ads that accuse him of using the Oval Office for..
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The impeachment inquiry related to President Donald Trump and his dealings with Ukraine was announced by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sept. 24, 2019.
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Here's the latest for Friday, Oct. 18th: Erdogan says Turkey will resume offensive if Syrian fighters aren't pulled; White House acknowledges Ukraine aid hold up..
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U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Friday the controversy over the Trump administration's handling of Ukraine had nothing to do with his resignation,..
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Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney appeared to admit quid pro quo on withholding military aid to Ukraine during a press conference. He later walked..
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U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry's decision to step down by the end of the year had "absolutely nothing" to do with controversy over President Trump's Ukraine..
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The president’s acting chief of staff on Thursday undercut a popular Republican talking point about Ukraine.
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Mick Mulvaney held a briefing Thursday in which he acknowledged President Trump withheld nearly $400 million in military aid from Ukraine as he demanded Ukraine..
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Democrats say they are armed with new evidence in their impeachment inquiry – and this time it comes straight from the president's acting chief of staff and on..
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There's heavy criticism of the White House deal to stop Turkey's attacks on Kurdish forces in northern Syria. Also, the acting White House chief of staff admits..
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The U.S. House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry into whether President Donald Trump abused the power of his office to push the Ukrainian president to..
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"I have news for everybody: Get over it. There's going to be political influence in foreign policy," Mick Mulvaney said
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President Trump has denied any quid pro quo in his dealings with Ukraine, but the acting White House chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, undercut that denial. Then he..
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Mulvaney says delay in Ukraine aid linked to DOJ investigation; Astronauts ready for historic all-female spacewalk.
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Mulvaney: Probing 2016 election was a factor in withholding Ukraine aid; Canada to hold federal election on Monday
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Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney undercut President Trump's claim that there was no quid pro quo in the decision to withhold aid from Ukraine...
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President Trump has claimed his interactions with Ukraine were not an exchange of aid for cooperation. His acting chief of staff may have undercut that — only..
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U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry, the former Texas governor who has faced scrutiny over President Trump's interactions with Ukraine, has resigned.
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The acting White House chief of staff said a delay in millions of dollars in aid to Ukraine was due to concerns about corruption. Mick Mulvaney's comments..
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Mulvaney issued a statement late Thursday afternoon to clarify his earlier remarks at the White House about the administration's pressure on Ukraine
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Energy Secretary Rick Perry, the former Texas governor who has faced scrutiny over President Donald Trump's interactions with Ukraine, has resigned.
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A top Pentagon official who oversees policy on Ukraine won't testify on Friday before the congressional committees leading an impeachment inquiry of President..
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he has a lot of confidence in his acting chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, after Mulvaney told reporters that Ukraine's..
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Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff, said on Thursday that the White House had never required Ukraine to investigate the 2016 U.S. election in..
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Undercutting President Trump’s denial of a quid pro quo, the acting White House chief of staff told reporters that military aid was held back in part to prod..
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Rick Perry, the former governor of Texas who has become enmeshed in the Ukraine scandal, said he would resign as secretary of energy.
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The White House is confirming Donald Trump asked Ukraine's leader to investigate his country's role in meddling in the 2016 US presidential campaign. Acting..
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President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff on Thursday acknowledged that Trump held up $391 million in military aid to Ukraine in part to make the money..
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A top White House official on Thursday acknowledged that U.S. President Donald Trump held back military aid for Ukraine earlier this year in part to pressure..
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White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said a delay in millions of dollars in aid to Ukraine was tied in part to an investigation into supposed..
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Donald Trump's acting chief of staff said Thursday that aid to Ukraine was withheld because of the president's desire for Kiev to probe U.S. politics.
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President Donald Trump asked U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry to work with personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on matters involving Ukraine, acting White House chief..
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President Donald Trump directed senior U.S. officials to talk directly to his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, about U.S. policy in Ukraine, raising concern that..
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President Donald Trump directed U.S. officials involved in Ukraine policy to work directly with his private lawyer Rudy Giuliani, the U.S. ambassador to the..
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The Israeli ambassador to Ukraine asked police on Thursday to find and punish people who left a red paint-spattered effigy of tycoon Ihor Kolomoisky, who holds a..
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The U.S. ambassador to the European Union plans to tell the House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine..
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The U.S. ambassador to the European Union plans to tell the House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry that President Donald Trump told him multiple times..
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More closed-door testimony is scheduled Thursday in the House impeachment inquiry into President Trump. One whistleblower accused President Trump of pushing..
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The former U.S. special envoy to Ukraine returned to Capitol Hill for an unannounced second meeting
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Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, will testify in the House impeachment inquiry about President Trump's policy in Ukraine
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Kurt Volker, the former special representative to Ukraine, said he feared the U.S.-Ukraine relationship was "getting sucked into a domestic political debate"
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President Donald Trump's efforts to pressure Ukraine into investigating a top rival in the 2020 U.S. presidential election prompted Speaker Nancy Pelosi and..
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Mr. Sondland was to tell impeachment investigators that President Trump placed a condition on any meeting with Ukraine’s president — the opening of an..
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Tuesday's Democratic debate was the first since Democrats launched an impeachment inquiry, and the topic came up frequently throughout the night. Sean Sullivan,..
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A former adviser to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who abruptly resigned last week spoke on Wednesday to an impeachment inquiry into allegations President..
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Acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor is traveling to the United States in order to testify next week in the U.S. House of Representatives'..
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A former adviser to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who abruptly resigned last week, on Wednesday spoke to an impeachment inquiry into allegations President..
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Michael McKinley, who resigned as a senior adviser to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testified that he quit because career diplomats had been sidelined on..
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A former adviser to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who abruptly resigned last week, on Wednesday spoke to an impeachment inquiry into allegations President..
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Lawmakers are set to hear from a former top aide to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as they continue their investigation into the White House's dealings with..
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Two top diplomatic hands — the former top aide to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the former envoy to Ukraine — are on Capitol Hill as the House’s..
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CBS News political contributor and former Democratic governor of Massachusetts, Deval Patrick, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss how the top candidates..
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Bolton objected to Trump administration's Ukraine policy; Saddle Ridge fire broke out under power tower
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At the Democratic presidential debate Tuesday night, all 12 candidates were in agreement on one topic: impeaching President Trump. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the..
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Tuesday's debate in the key battleground state of Ohio was the first opportunity for Democratic candidates to gather on stage since the announcement of the..
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Some advisers fear that the inquiry is a hunt for a scapegoat, people familiar with it said.
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The president’s personal lawyer said he would not hand over documents to the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry, calling it “illegitimate, unconstitutional,..
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President Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani said he will not comply with a subpoena from House Democrats, calling the impeachment inquiry "illegitimate."..
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Joe Biden's son, Hunter, spoke out in his first TV interview since President Trump started raising questions about his previous work in Ukraine and China. It..
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani said on Tuesday they will not cooperate with a U.S. House of..
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House Democrats are holding a crucial meeting on whether to vote to authorize a formal impeachment inquiry. Support is growing as more witnesses testify about..
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President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani will not cooperate with a U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry that is scrutinizing his..
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Federal examination of Rudy Giuliani's dealings with Ukraine associates date to early 2019; NY lawyer questioned by FBI
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Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, defied a congressional subpoena Tuesday in the impeachment inquiry dealing with Ukraine.
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