German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Kiev to meet with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, an ally she has supported in conflict with pro-Russia separatists but has also disappointed him with her appetite for Russian gas.
Ukrainian President Zelenskiy met Turkish President Erdogan for more than three hours of talks as part of a previously scheduled visit, amid tensions between Kiev and Moscow.
While Washington is indisputably the leading force in the Atlantic alliance, a member state like Hungary, which has unfriendly ties with Ukraine, could veto entry to NATO.
A military transport plane carrying air force cadets crashed and burst into flames near a highway in northeastern Ukraine.
Covid-19 has now killed over 439,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 16:
Ukraine will receive an immediate disbursement of about $2.1 billion from the 18-month Stand-By Arrangement, the IMF said in a statement.
Ukraine hopes to take back 19 of its citizens in the swap with two separatist entities in the rebel-controlled east, according to a statement from the office of the Ukrainian president.
Turkish President Erdogan meets Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Kiev, voices support for Ukraine's territorial integrity.
Democrats are seeking to have the Senate subpoena former adviser John Bolton to testify against President Trump, but Republicans threatened to demand that presidential hopeful Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, also testify.
Democrats calls for witnesses in the Trump impeachment trial to explore Ukraine corruption allegations, but are met with unmoving bipartisan resistance.
US President Trump lashes out at his accusers in the Senate, says he wouldn't attend any of the impeachment trial, but adds, "I'd sort of love to sit right there front row, and stare at their corrupt faces."
The House impeachment managers called for US President Donald Trump's removal in order to safeguard the integrity of the 2020 US general election.
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