Viktor Shokin

Two men stand with their backs to the camera, their right hands held in the air for an oath. Ahead of them is a row of lawmakers seated behind a large desk.

In the impeachment inquiry, is the US a defender of democracy — or corrupt itself?

Trump impeachment

The impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump moved to open hearings Wednesday. The central issue in the inquiry is what responsibility the president may carry for abandoning public duty in favor of private interests.

A man stands next to a mannequin with a burning hat.

As US focuses on impeachment, Ukraine worries about being left to Russia

Trump impeachment