POLITICO: Senate Republicans eye subpoenas of Biden advisers in Burisma probe The subpoenas could be authorized as soon as Wednesday.
19:02, 17 July 2020
NYT: Senate panel delays subpoena vote over concerns about Ukraine witness The Homeland Security Committee, which is looking into Hunter Biden and Ukraine's role in the 2016 election, was told a former Ukrainian official could be spreading Russian disinformation.
15:42, 12 March 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
CNN: House sends two articles of impeachment to Senate The Senate is expected to formally receive the articles on Thursday morning before swearing in both Chief Justice John Roberts and U.S. senators who will serve as the jury for Trump's trial.
09:29, 16 January 2020
Trump searching for possible Pompeo successor – media Several potential replacements include National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien or Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin.
11:05, 27 December 2019
U.S. lawmakers pass Russia 'sanctions bill from hell' – media Graham said he is ready to work with senators "to improve" DASKA ahead of a floor vote, but reiterated that it "must be strong to be meaningful."
09:56, 19 December 2019
U.S. Senate approves NDAA, providing for US$300 mln for Ukraine's security in 2020 The document also contains provisions on sanctions targeting the construction of the Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream gas pipelines, both bypassing Ukraine.
11:32, 18 December 2019
U.S. Senate approves sanctions targeting Nord Stream 2 Sanctions are imposed against companies involved in the construction of the Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream pipelines.
21:55, 17 December 2019
U.S. Senate committee to consider bill to impose stiff new sanctions on Russia – media The Republican-led committee has scheduled a business meeting on December 11 where it will consider legislation including the "Defending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act," known as DASKA.
10:47, 05 December 2019
VOA: Mark Esper sworn in as U.S. secretary of defense He was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on a vote of 90-8.
11:40, 24 July 2019
U.S. senators draft bill to sanction work on Nord Stream 2 – Bloomberg Opponents of the new pipeline say it hurts the EU's cohesion and weakens the bloc’s energy union strategy aimed at integrating gas and power markets, diversifying energy supplies and improving security.
09:40, 14 May 2019
Ukraine elections keep getting better: U.S. officials assess first round of presidential vote The observers believe that election results are trustworthy.
09:20, 02 April 2019
U.S. Senate publishes bill on new sanctions against Russia The bill also includes sanctions for violations by the Russian Federation of freedom of navigation.
13:32, 27 February 2019
U.S. Senate passes resolution condemning Russian aggression against Ukraine The Senate "urges members of the international community to unite in opposition to Russia's actions in the Kerch Strait, as they infringe upon fundamental principles of international law affecting all nations.
09:40, 30 November 2018
In setback for Trump, Democrats seize U.S. House control – Reuters Despite his party losing the House, Trump wrote on Twitter, "Tremendous success tonight."
10:52, 07 November 2018
U.S. Senate designates Holodomor in Ukraine in 1932-1933 as genocide The resolution was the result of fruitful interaction between the Embassy of Ukraine in the United States, the Ukrainian community of America and friends of Ukraine in the U.S. Senate.
18:57, 04 October 2018
U.S. Senate approves $250 mln for Ukraine's security needs The Senate changes need to be approved by the House of Representatives, after which the document will be signed by the U.S. President.
10:24, 19 September 2018
U.S. Senate passes NDAA with $250 mln in security assistance to Ukraine, incl. for lethal weapons The NDAA shall be enacted by U.S. President Donald Trump's signature.
11:18, 02 August 2018
Bloomberg: Senators propose boosting sanctions on Russia, including debt Their legislation will require Senate approval for any U.S. withdrawal from NATO.
00:45, 25 July 2018