Ukraine opens probe into alleged ambassador surveillance

January 16, 2020

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A television with former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch on screen is shown through a wall of glass.

A television in a bank shows former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch during coverage of the House Intelligence Committee hearing in the impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump in Boston, MA, Nov. 15, 2019.

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Ukraine's Ministry of Internal Affairs announced Thursday that it would open a criminal probe into possible surveillance of former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch. Also, the death of a US citizen in an Egyptian prison raises serious questions. And, we have a profile of one of the biggest hip-hop stars in Europe — Alyona Alyona who raps from her home in Ukraine.

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