The widely reported murder of a well-known Russian war reporter and Kremlin critic in Kiev was faked, the Ukrainian Security Service announced on Wednesday, as part of an attempt to foil an assassination plot against him.
The State Department reaffirmed on Wednesday that the United States views the Crimean peninsula as a part of Ukraine, not Russia.
The Trump administration has approved a sale of 210 anti-tank missiles to Ukraine, the State Department announced Thursday.
The White House issued a statement Thursday blaming the Russian military for a cyber attack directed at companies operating in Ukraine, calling it the “most destructive and costly cyber attack in history.”
Dozens of Russian mercenaries killed in a U.S. airstrike in Syria last week were part of a secret Kremlin-backed private military company, according to U.S. and Ukrainian officials.
Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) on Wednesday praised President Donald Trump’s decision to approve the sale of lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine.
Indictments against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and business partner Richard Gates were unsealed Monday by special counsel Robert Mueller, the first charges in his investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 Presidential election. (A third, against former Trump adviser George Papadopoulos, was also unsealed.)
High-powered Democratic lobbyist Tony Podesta is stepping down from the lobbying firm he founded after coming under investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller.