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Ukrainian prime minister submits resignation after tapes

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's prime minister submitted his resignation Friday, days after he was caught on tape saying the country's president knows nothing...

John Roberts likely to play modest role in impeachment trial

WASHINGTON (AP) - Chief Justice John Roberts is likely to play a modest role when he presides over the Senate impeachment trial of President...

Putin fast-tracks effort to extend his rule, new PM approved

MOSCOW (AP) - President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fast-tracked work on constitutional changes that could keep him in power well past the end of...

Russia’s new PM a career bureaucrat with no political aims

MOSCOW (AP) - Mikhail Mishustin never had any political ambitions as a career bureaucrat and his name didn't come up as a top candidate...

Russia’s new PM a career bureaucrat with no political aims

MOSCOW (AP) - Mikhail Mishustin never had any political ambitions as a career bureaucrat and his name didn't came up as a top candidate...

Russian parliament to vote for new PM in Putin’s reshuffle

MOSCOW (AP) - Russian lawmakers are set to quickly approve the appointment of a new prime minister Thursday, a day after President Vladimir Putin...

Putin engineers shake-up that could keep him in power longer

MOSCOW (AP) - President Vladimir Putin engineered a surprise shake-up of Russia's leadership Wednesday, proposing changes to the constitution that could keep him in...

Putin engineers shakeup that could keep him in power longer

MOSCOW (AP) - President Vladimir Putin engineered a surprise shakeup of Russia's leadership Wednesday, proposing changes to the constitution that could keep him in...

Putin names head of tax service as new prime minister

MOSCOW (AP) - President Vladimir Putin has named Tax Service chief Mikhail Mishustin as Russia's new prime minister, the Kremlin said Wednesday. The 53-year-old...

Democrats set to clash in final debate before Iowa caucuses

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Democrats are preparing for what could be their most contentious debate yet as the leading candidates gather in Iowa...