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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Sep 14 2017

Ukraine may curb meat exports to stabilize local prices

KIEV Ukraine may impose substantial curbs on meat exports to stabilize local prices, which have jumped by more than 40 percent in some cases this year, a senior government official said on Thursday.

Sep 08 2017

EXCLUSIVE-Ukraine may exit Egypt wheat market over new rules -minister

KIEV, Sept 8 Ukraine might lose its second largest wheat export market, Egypt, due to new wheat import requirements that favour rival Russia, Ukraine's acting agriculture minister said on Friday.

Aug 24 2017

Defense Secretary Mattis promises support to Ukraine, says reviewing lethal aid

KIEV U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on a visit to Ukraine on Thursday said Washington would keep up pressure on Russia over what he called its aggressive behavior and signaled his personal support for providing weapons to Kiev. | Video

Jul 24 2017

Why Ukrainian forces gave up Crimea without a fight - and NATO is alert

KIEV/SEVASTOPOL, Crimea The career of Sergei Yeliseyev helps to explain why Ukraine's armed forces gave up Crimea almost without a fight - and why NATO now says it is alert to Russian attempts to undermine military loyalty in its eastern European members. | Video

Jul 13 2017

Corruption undermining Ukraine's progress, EU's Juncker says

KIEV Corruption is undermining all efforts to rebuild Ukraine in line with European Union norms, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said on Thursday, as President Petro Poroshenko vowed to pursue ever-closer integration with the bloc.

Jul 11 2017

Ukraine wants to resume Ryanair talks, PM says

KIEV Ukraine wants to resume talks with the low-cost Irish airline Ryanair, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said on Tuesday, after the airline canceled plans to begin flights to Kiev this year.

Jul 10 2017

Pledging reforms by 2020, Ukraine seeks route into NATO

KIEV Ukraine will begin discussions with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on an action plan to get it into the U.S.-led alliance, its leader said on Monday, while the country would work on reforms to meet membership standards by 2020.

Jul 05 2017

Police seize servers of Ukrainian software firm after cyber attack

KIEV Ukrainian police on Tuesday seized the servers of an accounting software firm suspected of spreading a malware virus which crippled computer systems at major companies around the world last week, a senior police official said.

Jul 03 2017

Family firm in Ukraine says it was not responsible for cyber attack

KIEV Ukrainian company Intellect Service was not responsible for last week's international cyber attack that brought down the computer systems of several major companies, the father and daughter team told Reuters on Monday.

Jul 01 2017

Ukraine points finger at Russian security services in recent cyber attack

KIEV Ukraine said on Saturday that Russian security services were involved in a recent cyber attack on the country, with the aim of destroying important data and spreading panic.


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