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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

Jun 12 2018

Ukraine accuses soccer team of 'supporting separatism'

KIEV Ukraine said on Monday it would investigate possible separatist activities in a team of ethnic Hungarian soccer players from Ukraine who won a tournament billed as an alternative to the World Cup in Russia. | Video

Jun 09 2018

Russia's Putin discusses political prisoners with Ukraine's Poroshenko

KIEV/MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko discussed a possible exchange of prisoners during a telephone call on Saturday.

Jun 07 2018

Ukraine passes corruption law in bid for more IMF aid

KIEV Ukraine's parliament passed a law on Thursday to create a special court to try corruption cases, a key step for the government to secure more Western aid needed to tame a rising sovereign debt burden.

May 31 2018

Ahead of elections, a risky battle for Ukraine's soul

PTYCHA, Ukraine One recent Sunday morning in the western Ukrainian village of Ptycha, a battle for control of the church between rival Orthodox factions forced parishioners to worship in unusual places.

May 30 2018

Angeblich erschossener Journalist Babtschenko am Leben

Kiew/Moskau Der angeblich in der Ukraine ermordete russische Journalist Arkadi Babtschenko ist am Leben.

May 24 2018

Ukraine adds Russian tycoons and news agency RIA to sanctions list

KIEV Ukraine has put Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska, whose company Rusal owns a large alumina plant in the country, and other prominent Russians on an expanded sanctions list, a document on the president's website showed on Thursday.

May 23 2018

U.S. seeks to take control of infected routers from hackers

TORONTO/KIEV The U.S. government said late on Wednesday that it would seek to wrestle hundreds of thousands of infected routers and storage devices from the control of hackers who security researchers warned were planning to use the "botnet" to attack Ukraine. | Video

May 11 2018

Inaction in U.S. and Ukraine keeping Manafort cases in limbo: prosecutor

KIEV Legal red tape in Ukraine and a lack of help from the United States have left Ukraine's investigations of former Donald Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort in legal limbo, senior prosecutor Serhii Horbatiuk told Reuters on Friday.

May 03 2018

Record heat has not yet damaged grain crop in Ukraine -forecaster

KIEV Unusually hot and dry weather across almost all Ukrainian regions has not yet damaged grain crops but there is no reason to expect a bumper harvest of early spring grains this year, a senior weather forecaster said on Thursday.

Apr 06 2018

Exclusive: Ukraine's largest airline may sue again in tussle with Ryanair

KIEV Ukraine's largest airline may launch new legal action over the entry of Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair into the market if its complaints over airport slots are not addressed, its chief executive told Reuters on Friday.

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