Viktor Shokin

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Lt Col Alexander Vindman, the top Ukraine expert on the US National Security Council, arriving to speak with House impeachment investigators on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday. Photograph: Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times

Lt Col Alexander Vindman, the top Ukraine expert on the National Security Council, told House of Representatives impeachment investigators on Tuesday (...)

Hunter Biden pictured with his father, Democratic US presidential hopeful in 2020, Joe Biden. File photograph: Getty

Hunter Biden is stepping down from the board of a Chinese-backed private equity company and promising to forego all foreign work if his father, forme(...)

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy speaks with journalists at Kiev Food Market. Photograph: Sergey Dolzhenko/EPA

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy has insisted there was “no blackmail” by Donald Trump during the phone call that has triggered an impeachment (...)

Democratic presidential candidate and former US vice-president Joe Biden: his rivals for the nomination do not want to evoke public sympathy for him. Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty

As Democrats proceed with their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, the controversy has drawn in another senior political figure. Former (...)

Former Ukrainian prosecutor general Viktor Shokin is going to court to try to win back his old job. Photograph: NurPhoto/Getty Images

The former Ukrainian prosecutor general at the heart of a scandal that has prompted a bid to impeach US president Donald Trump is going to court to tr(...)

US president Donald Trump and Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy during a meeting in New York on Wednesday evening. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

Why is Donald Trump facing an impeachment inquiry over Ukraine? Democrats launched impeachment proceedings over allegations that centre on a phone co(...)

Volodymyr Zelenskiy: he will be asked about  his version of the July call and subsequent events. Photograph: Getty Images

As the star of hit film and television comedies that made him famous in Ukraine, co-founder of a successful production company and now president of hi(...)

Rudy Giuliani: wants Kiev to examine claims  Democratic former US vice-president Joe Biden pressed Kiev to quash an investigation into Ukrainian gas firm Burisma. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

US president Donald Trump’s personal lawyer has cancelled plans for a controversial trip to Ukraine, but his bid to drag the embattled country into th(...)

Volodymyr Groysman:  his expected appointment as prime minister would foster greater cohesion between president and government, but also raise fears of an unhealthy concentration of power. Photograph: Genya Savilov/AFP/Getty Images

Ukraine’s parliament may vote to appoint a new prime minister on Tuesday, as it seeks to end a period of political paralysis amid rising public discon(...)

Viktor Shokin, who has been fired as prosecutor general of Ukraine after an overwhelming vote in parliament. He was  accused of blocking major cases against allies and influential figures and stymying moves to root out graft. Photograph: Roman Pilipey/EPA

The European Union has welcomed the dismissal of Ukraine’s scandal-ridden prosecutor general and called for a crackdown on corruption, even as the cou(...)