U.S. Senate committee approves Dayton as ambassadorial nominee for Ukraine Now his candidacy must be confirmed by the full Senate.
11:55, 23 September 2020
NYT: Democrats warn of possible foreign disinformation plot targeting Congress The letter from the Democrats asked for the FBI to share what it knows with all lawmakers.
13:40, 21 July 2020
U.S. Senate intelligence report backs joint assessment of 2016 Russian meddling – media The committee review said interviews with those involved in drafting the assessment showed that "analysts were under no politically motivated pressure to reach specific conclusions."
23:20, 21 April 2020
U.S. senators in Ukraine: Democrats and Republicans have no disagreements on support for Ukraine Senators Johnson, Murphy, and Barrasso stress the need for continued reform in Ukraine.
21:30, 14 February 2020
U.S Senate acquits Trump of impeachment charges – media The Senate's 53-47 vote on the second article of impeachment brought the proceedings to an end.
23:50, 05 February 2020
Ukraine interference conspiracy was "brought to you by the Kremlin", Schiff tells Senate FBI Director Christopher Wray has also said the bureau has no evidence indicating Ukraine interfered in the 2016 presidential election.
23:10, 24 January 2020
Trump lawyers: President did "absolutely nothing wrong" on Ukraine – VOA Democratic lawmakers had earlier said it was clear that the "evidence overwhelmingly establishes" that Trump is guilty of both charges in the two articles of impeachment.
09:20, 22 January 2020
Reuters: Divided U.S. House impeaches Donald Trump in historic vote Trump has denied wrongdoing and called the impeachment inquiry launched by Pelosi in September a "witch hunt."
09:00, 19 December 2019
U.S. Senate panel to debate Russian sanctions bill 'From Hell' this week – media The bipartisan bill seeks to impose sanctions on Russia for its interference in democratic processes abroad as well as its "malign" actions in Syria and aggression against Ukraine.
14:35, 15 December 2019
U.S. House upholds sanctions against Nord Stream 2 Kobolyev said the next step would be the Senate vote next week.
14:00, 12 December 2019
Lindsey Graham invites Giuliani to testify before Senate Judiciary panel – media It's unclear if Giuliani will accept Graham's offer to testify.
22:10, 08 October 2019
Ukraine military aid extension passes U.S. House after White House delay – media The Senate is expected to take up and pass the stopgap spending bill as-is next week.
10:54, 20 September 2019
Trump signs Pentagon's budget for 2019 providing for $250 mln in security assistance to Ukraine The sum is 50 million higher than the allocations of the 2018 budget for relevant financial aid programs for Ukraine.
12:55, 29 September 2018
U.S. Congress' lower chamber supports allocation of $250 mln for Ukraine's security needs The bill shall be enacted by U.S. President Donald Trump's signature.
14:28, 27 September 2018
Senate committee paves way for Pompeo to become top U.S. diplomat – media Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said there were enough votes in the full Senate to confirm Pompeo this week.
10:59, 24 April 2018
Polish Senate passes draft law banning "Bandera ideology" <p>Now the bill should be sent for signature to the President of Poland.</p>
09:46, 01 February 2018
Polish Senate endorses legislation banning "Bandera ideology" <p>During discussions in commissions, senators rejected the amendment removing the notion of "crimes of Ukrainian nationalists".</p>
21:10, 31 January 2018
U.S. government shutdown begins as spending bill fails in Senate – media <p>The U.S. government shut down at midnight on Friday after Democrats and Republicans, locked in a bitter dispute over immigration and border security, failed to agree on a last-minute deal to fund its operations, according to Reuters.</p>
12:18, 20 January 2018
Russian hackers try to target U.S. Senate's email system – AP <p>The same Russian government-aligned hackers who penetrated the Democratic Party have spent the past few months laying the groundwork for an espionage campaign against the U.S. Senate, a cybersecurity firm said in a report Friday, according to The Associated Press (AP).</p>
12:20, 13 January 2018
U.S. Congress revokes accreditation of RT journalists <p>The U.S. Congress has requested that journalists and other staff of the Russian propaganda TV channel, RT, hand back over to the press center their accreditation cards allowing access to the Congress and the Senate, according to the BBC's Russian service.</p>
12:40, 30 November 2017