Democrats accused President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial on Wednesday of a corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine to help him get re-elected and warned that America’s global prestige would suffer if the U.S. Senate acquits him.
The bodies of the 11 Ukrainian citizens who died when a passenger plane was accidentally shot down by Iran this month were brought back to Ukraine on Sunday in a solemn ceremony at Kiev airport.
Iran is sending to Ukraine the black boxes of the Ukrainian passenger plane that its military accidentally shot down in January, Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday.
The Senate impeachment trial on whether to remove U.S. President Donald Trump from office formally began on Thursday even as a congressional watchdog found that the White House broke the law by withholding security aid for Ukraine approved by Congress.
The Trump administration violated federal law last year by withholding security aid for Ukraine that had been appropriated by Congress, a U.S.congressional watchdog said in a report released on Thursday.