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Ukraine: Country in Eastern Europe
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 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..
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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

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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...

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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.

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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..

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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..

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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...

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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..

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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.

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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..

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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..

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'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...

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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'.

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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.

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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..
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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

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

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

Ukrainian PM offers to quit after tape suggests he criticized president

Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk submitted his resignation on Friday after an audio recording suggested he had criticized the president, but then appeared to suggest that he might stay in his..
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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.
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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..
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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.
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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..
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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..
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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

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..
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Trump impeachment: Was someone tracking the U.S. ambassador in Kiev?

A top Democrat in Congress vowed on Wednesday to investigate "profoundly alarming" messages suggesting that the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine was subject to surveillance before President Donald..
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Ukraine checking whether Iran will hand over plane crash black boxes: Interfax

Ukraine is trying to establish whether Iran will hand over the black boxes from a Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed in Iran last week, a senior Ukrainian prosecutor was quoted by Interfax Ukraine..
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Like Iran, India too mourns Soleimani assassination: Javad Zarif

Describing the shooting down of the Ukrainian airline as "unforgivable”, Zarif said, "the accidental shooting happened because there was a crisis. People made unforgivable mistakes." Calling for a..
IndiaTimes - Published

Zelenskiy asks for Germany's support to bring Iran plane crash perpetrators to justice

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday asked Chancellor Angela Merkel for Germany's support in bringing the perpetrators of last week's plane crash in Iran to justice, according to a..
Reuters - Published

Ukraine asks Iran to return black boxes from crashed plane

Ukraine's prosecutor's office and security service have asked Iranian authorities to give Kiev black boxes from the crashed Ukrainian plane, the prosecutors office said on Wednesday.
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New video shows two Iranian missiles hit Ukraine plane in Iran - NYT

New security camera footage shows two Iranian missiles, fired 30 seconds apart, hit a Ukrainian commercial airliner after takeoff from Tehran on Jan. 8, the New York Times reported on Tuesday.
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Iran makes arrests in plane shootdown, police crack down on protests

Iran said on Tuesday it had arrested people accused of a role in shooting down a Ukrainian airliner and had also detained 30 people involved in protests that have swept the nation for four days since..
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Trudeau asks for help in dialogue with Iran in plane crash probe: Ukraine

Canadian Prime minister Justin Trudeau has asked for Ukraine's assistance in dialogue with Iran about identifying the bodies of Canadian citizens who died in a plane crash last week, the Ukrainian..
Reuters - Published

Why the Ukrainian plane tragedy is unlikely to lead to global airspace rules

Why was the Ukrainian airliner mistakenly shot down near Tehran by Iranian forces last week for the loss of 176 lives even allowed to take off from a country that had just fired missiles towards its..
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Person who posted video of missile striking Ukrainian airliner has been taken into custody - Fars news

A person who posted a video online of a missile striking a Ukrainian airliner in Iran last week has been taken into custody by the elite Revolutionary Guards, the semi-official Fars news agency..
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Iran arrests suspects in 'unforgivable' plane disaster as protests persist

Iran said on Tuesday it had arrested people accused of a role in shooting down a Ukrainian airliner and had also detained 30 people involved in protests that have swept the nation for four days since..
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Iran makes arrests over plane disaster as protests rage on

Iran said on Tuesday it had arrested people accused of a role in shooting down a Ukrainian airliner and had also detained 30 people involved in protests that have swept the nation since the military..
Reuters - Published

Aviation officials from Iran, Ukraine, Canada hold meeting over crash: Iran state media

Aviation officials from Iran, Ukraine and Canada held a meeting in Tehran on Tuesday over the investigation of the crash of a Ukrainian airliner in Iran last week, Iranian state TV reported in an..
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Iran's judiciary says around 30 arrested over plane crash protests

Iran's judiciary has arrested around 30 protesters who took to the streets after authorities admitted that a Ukrainian plane that crashed outside Tehran was accidentally hit by an Iranian missile, a..
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Iran says some people arrested for their role in Ukrainian plane crash

Iran's judiciary has arrested some people for their role in the crash of a Ukrainian plane that Tehran said was accidentally hit by an Iranian missile, judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili said on..
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Iran's president says downing Ukrainian plane an 'unforgivable error'

Iran will punish all those responsible for the accidental shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger plane, President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Tuesday, adding that the "tragic event"..
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Russian hackers targeted Ukrainian company at center of impeachment storm: cybersecurity firm

Russian military hackers tried to steal emails from the Ukrainian energy firm where Hunter Biden, the son of Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden, had a seat on the board, a U.S. cybersecurity..
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Canada's Trudeau: Iran plane victims would be alive had there been no regional tensions

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday that the victims of the Ukrainian airliner shot down in Iran would still be alive if the recent escalation of tensions in the region had not..
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'Grieving nations' to discuss legal action against Iran over downed airliner: Ukraine

Five countries whose citizens were killed when an airliner was shot down by Iran last week will meet in London on Thursday to discuss possible legal action, Ukraine's foreign minister told Reuters.
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Senior Iranian investigator to visit Ukraine in coming days: Ukraine official

A senior investigator from Iran is expected to visit Ukraine in coming days and will determine whether a Ukrainian laboratory is suitable to decode black boxes from a plane that crashed last week, a..
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Thousands of Canadians mourn Iran crash victims at memorials

About 2,000 people packed a memorial in Toronto on Sunday to remember the victims of a Ukrainian airliner shot down in Iran in a disaster that killed 57 Canadians, mainly of Iranian descent.
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Top Iran security official says Tehran did not hide cause of Ukraine plane crash

A senior Iranian security official said on Sunday Iran had no intention to conceal the cause of the crash of a Ukrainian airliner which the Iranian military admitted it had mistakenly shot down, the..
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Protests and condemnation after Iran admits downing Ukrainian plane

Iran's admission that it shot down a Ukrainian airliner, killing all 176 aboard, has provoked international outrage and triggered protests against Iranian authorities in Tehran and other cities..
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Canada's Trudeau wins plaudits at home as Iran admits causing crash

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's diplomacy was vindicated on Saturday when Iran admitted that it accidentally shot down a Ukrainian airliner as Trudeau had suggested, and his handling of the..
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'Disastrous mistake': Iran acknowledges shooting down Ukrainian airliner

Iran said on Saturday its military had shot down a Ukrainian plane killing all 176 aboard in a "disastrous mistake", saying air defenses were fired in error while on alert after Iranian missile strikes..
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Factbox: Reactions to Iran's statement it downed Ukrainian plane

Iran said on Saturday its military had shot down a Ukrainian plane killing all 176 aboard in a "disastrous mistake", saying air defenses were fired in error while on alert after Iranian missile strikes..
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Canada's Trudeau says 'many questions' remain about Iran's shooting down of airliner

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday said questions remain about Iran's downing of a Ukrainian plane that killed all 176 aboard, including 57 Canadians, and that he expected full..
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Truth about Iran crash could not be hidden, says Ukraine's Zelenskiy

The findings by Ukrainian experts in Iran meant that the truth about the crash of a Ukrainian passenger plane could not be concealed, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said in a televised address on..
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Ukraine PM says state, airline will give money to families of Iran crash victims

Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk said on Saturday that Ukraine would pay 200,000 hryvnia ($8,350) each to the families of those who died in a plane crash in Iran this week.
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Ukraine president calls for plane crash perpetrators to be held accountable

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Saturday that Iran's acknowledgement that it shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane was a step in the right direction but wanted those responsible to be..
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Iran says it shot down Ukrainian plane in 'disastrous mistake'

Iran said on Saturday its military had shot down a Ukrainian plane killing all 176 aboard in a "disastrous mistake", saying air defenses were fired in error while on alert after Iranian missile strikes..
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Ukrainian passenger plane shot by missile in Iran had not veered off its normal course: statement

The Ukrainian passenger plane shot down by a missile near Tehran had not veered off its normal course, Iran's Civil Aviation Organization said in a statement posted by the Tasnim news agency on..
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Ukraine prosecutor investigating 'willful killing' in Iran plane crash

The Ukrainian prosecutor general's office said on Saturday it is investigating possible willful killing and aircraft destruction in its probe of the crash of a Ukrainian airliner in Iran.
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