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The Ukraine conflict began in 2014 and has led to roughly 13,000 deaths and displaced roughly 1.5 million people.

Ukraine’s President Zelensky said he didn’t feel pressured by Trump. Here’s why that’s bogus.

The US government's assistance to Ukraine is vital as it contends with an ongoing conflict with pro-Russian separatists in the Donbas region.
French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and US President Donald Trump at the G20 meeting in Hamburg, northern Germany, in July 2017.

The most powerful countries on earth in 2020, ranked

US News & World Report ranked nations by their level of power, with many countries seeing their position shift amid instability and political changes.
President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump.

Lev Parnas and Michael Cohen are right to think working for Trump was like being in a cult, according to a cult expert

Steve Hassen, cult expert and author of "The Cult of Trump," told Insider that various aspects of Trump's presidency resembles that of a cult group.
President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping arrive at a state dinner at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, November 9, 2017.

Trump has ’emboldened’ and ‘enabled’ authoritarians like Putin as they seek to become presidents for life

"Asked to grade Trump on his support for democracy at home and around the world, I'd give him an F," one expert on authoritarianism told Insider.
Putin's first taste of power: His first cabinet meeting as Russian Prime Minister in 1999.

Russia’s entire cabinet resigned en masse in a plan that would help Putin keep power indefinitely. Here’s everything we know.

The resignation came moments after President Vladimir Putin Putin suggested big constitutional changes.
Russian President Vladimir Putin

The Russian government is resigning as Putin proposes sweeping changes to the constitution that could extend his power after his presidency

Russia's government is resigning to give Putin room to reshuffle its leadership and weaken his successor through changes to the constitution.

Apple will need to reckon with Russia in 2020, thanks to a new law forcing pre-installation of Kremlin-approved apps

Apple has until July 2020 to fight a Russian law that would force it to pre-install Kremlin-approved apps on iPhones.
Russian President Vladimir Putin with US President Donald Trump during the family-photo session at the APEC Summit in Danang, Vietnam, in 2017.

Trump and Putin had another phone call, but the public didn’t learn about it until the Kremlin issued a statement

It's not clear why the US administration delayed telling the public about the call. The White House no longer routinely makes call details public.

Trump reportedly fixated on a debunked conspiracy theory about Ukraine trying to sabotage his 2016 campaign because Putin told him so

Trump has continued to give credence to a groundless conspiracy that Ukraine and not Russia meddled in the 2016 election.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin gives the 15th annual end-of-year news conference at the World Trade Centre.

Vladimir Putin’s response to the historic impeachment vote against Trump is basically a pro-Trump talking point

The Russian leader described the charges against President Donald Trump as "made up" and said he didn't think Trump's presidency was ending.