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200412_Dec10Presidential candidate Viktor Yushchenko poisoned (assassination attempt)https://www.theguardian.com/world/2004/dec/11/ukraine
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200501_Jan23Viktor Yushchenko elected third president of Ukraine - serves for 5 yearshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viktor_Yushchenko
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2009-2013$8.6 million donated to Clinton Foundation by Ukraine private citizen while she is Secretary of State - Ukraine donated the most to the CF of any foreign nationhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/clinton-charity-tapped-foreign-friends-1426818602
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1999 - 2014In total Ukraine donates $10 million to Clinton Foundation - most of any foreign nationhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/clinton-charity-tapped-foreign-friends-1426818602
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201002_Feb7Viktor Yanukovych elected President of Ukrainehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2010_Ukrainian_presidential_election
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201002_Feb25Viktor Yuschenko's term as President officially ends.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viktor_Yushchenko
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201301_Jan20Obama inauguration - second termhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_inauguration_of_Barack_Obama
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201311_Nov30"Ukraine protests after Yanukovych EU deal rejection" https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-25162563
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201402_Feb18Ukraine revolution begins (5 days) - Maidan (Euromaidan Revolution)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_Ukrainian_revolution
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201402_Feb21Yanukovych prepares to flee Ukrainehttps://carnegie.ru/commentary/59172
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201402_Feb22Yanukovych flees Ukraine and goes into exile in Russiahttps://carnegie.ru/commentary/59172
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201402_Feb23Ukraine revolution ends (gov overthrown)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_Ukrainian_revolution
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201402_FebUkraine government collapseshttps://www.justsecurity.org/66271/timeline-trump-giuliani-bidens-and-ukrainegate/
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201403_MarchRussia invades/annexes Crimea (part of Ukraine)https://www.justsecurity.org/66271/timeline-trump-giuliani-bidens-and-ukrainegate/
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201404_AprilBiden and Brennan visit Ukraine just after the overthrow of the government with Biden "distributing directives" to the new regime.
https://eadaily.com/en/news/2017/01/17/farewell-tour-of-old-joe-bidens-last-visit-to-ukraine
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201404_AprilRussia invades other parts of Ukraine (Donetsk and Luhansk) /warhttps://www.justsecurity.org/66271/timeline-trump-giuliani-bidens-and-ukrainegate/
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201404_AprilHunter Biden joins Burisma board (Ukraine's largest oil/gas company)https://www.justsecurity.org/66271/timeline-trump-giuliani-bidens-and-ukrainegate/
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201405_May25"Chocolate and confectionary magnate/oligarch Petro Poroshenko wins the presidency in Ukraine in an election to succeed Yanukovych on a platform of turning Ukraine back to the West"https://www.justsecurity.org/66271/timeline-trump-giuliani-bidens-and-ukrainegate/
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201406_June7Poroshenko takes officehttps://www.justsecurity.org/66271/timeline-trump-giuliani-bidens-and-ukrainegate/
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201406_June14Poroshenko appoints Vitaly Yarema as Prosecutor Generalhttps://www.justsecurity.org/66271/timeline-trump-giuliani-bidens-and-ukrainegate/
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201803_March17"17 Mar 2018 - 3:03:41 PM How bad is the corruption? FBI...DOJ...STATE...Projection. Russia>D/HRC,,,BIDEN / CHINA. BIG DEVELOPMENT. TRAITORS EVERYWHERE. AMERICA FOR SALE". (Q)Qmap.pub
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2019"A court in the Ukrainian capital Kiev on Thursday found former President Viktor Yanukovych guilty of treason and helping Russia annex the Crimean peninsula."https://www.latimes.com/world/la-fg-ukraine-yanukovych-treason-20190124-story.html
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201903_March20"Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko told Hill.TV's John Solomon in an interview that aired Wednesday that U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch gave him a do not prosecute list during their first meeting."https://thehill.com/hilltv/rising/434875-top-ukrainian-justice-official-says-us-ambassador-gave-him-a-do-not-prosecute
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201903_March28"Current censorship all relates to push for power [mid-terms]. LAST STAND.
Election FRAUD cases OPEN - DOJ [many]. Follow the FAMILY. Follow resignations [Business/Gov't].
BIDEN/CHINA VERY IMPORTANT MARKER. Who made it public? Who really made it public? Who is making it all public?
WE ARE THE GATEKEEPERS OF ALL [BY ALL WE MEAN ALL] INFORMATION. U1>CAN>EU>RUSSIA>IRAN>NK>SYRIA>PAK>>> IRAN NEXT. $700B - MILITARY [THIS YEAR]. WHY IS THE MILITARY SO IMPORTANT? RE_READ ALL. NATIONAL SECURITY. NATIONAL SECURITY. These people are STUPID. Art of the Deal.
TIDAL WAVE INCOMING. BUCKLE UP. Q
Qmap.pub
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201904_April7"Ukrainian to US prosecutors: Why don't you want our evidence on Democrats?https://thehill.com/opinion/white-house/437719-ukrainian-to-us-prosecutors-why-dont-you-want-our-evidence-on-democrats
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201904_April21Zelensky wins Ukraine election with 73% of the votehttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-48007487
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201904_April21POTUS called Zelensky to congratulate him: "President Trump called to congratulate Volodymyr Zelensky (@zeteam_official) for his electoral victory and the Ukrainian people for a peaceful & democratic election. We will continue to support Ukraine's efforts to restore its territorial integrity and counter Russian aggression" (Volker Tweet https://twitter.com/SpecRepUkraine/status/1120119699201843205 reported in news article)https://www.unian.info/politics/10525464-trump-calls-zelensky-to-congratulate-on-electoral-victory.html
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201904_April24Putin offers Russian passports to residents of Eastern Ukrainehttps://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/putin-just-made-a-move-on-ukraine-trump-needs-to-respond
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201904_April"Trump Ordered Ukraine Ambassador Removed After Complaints From Giuliani, Others; Marie Yovanovitch dismissed after Trump allies said she was blocking Biden probe and bad-mouthing president"https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-ordered-ukraine-ambassador-removed-after-complaints-from-giuliani-others-11570137147?shareToken=stb80f9f783f5541f89c4797fa9e5743aa
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201904_April25At 9:47:45 AM, POTUS retweets a GOP Tweet linking to a news clip re: Biden contemplating run for president ("Biden: Very Close To A Decision On 2020") - asks: "Do you want to go back to a bad economy, failed foreign policy, and more broken promises?https://twitter.com/GOP/status/1121373363438534656
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201904_April25At 9:48:02 AM, POTUS retweets GOP chairwoman Ronna McDaniel: "Joe Biden literally can’t hide from the economic successes of @realDonaldTrump’s administration. Biden chose Pennsylvania to launch his campaign – a state where the unemployment rate just dropped to the lowest level *ever recorded.*" https://twitter.com/GOPChairwoman/status/1121378572638224385
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201904_April2510:01:57 AM, POTUS retweets: "If Joe Biden wants to keep score: In 8 years, Biden & Obama had a net loss of 193,000 manufacturing jobs. In just over 2 years, @realDonaldTrump has created 453,000 manufacturing jobs. Don’t let Biden take us backwards!"
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201904_April25Biden announces run for presidencyhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/25/us/politics/joe-biden-2020-announcement.html (recall Obama tried to keep him out of the 2016 race https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/obama-reportedly-told-biden-you-dont-have-to-run-for-president) and CNN ran an op ed in February against him running (https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/17/opinions/joe-biden-president-2020-zelizer/index.html)
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201904_April25Q links to John Solomon article: "How the Obama White House engaged Ukraine to give Russia collusion narrative an early boost"https://thehill.com/opinion/white-house/440730-how-the-obama-white-house-engaged-ukraine-to-give-russia-collusion
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201905_MayUS officials express concern to whistle-blower that Giuliani created back channel to Ukrainian officials (subverting foreign po! & nat security)
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201905_MayUS officials tell whistle-blower it was “made clear” that Trump doesn't want to meet Zelensky until he sees how he behaves (“play ball")
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201905_May14[step 1] Trump instructs Pence not to attend Zelensky's inauguration; will send Sec. of Energy (Perry)
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201905_May20 Zelensky inaugurated as president of Ukraine
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201905_May20 Yovanovitch removed as US ambassador to Ukraine
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201906_June13Trump tells Stephanopoulos (ABC) he would accept damaging information about political opponent from a foreign government
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201906_June18[CHINA] in call with Xi on June 18, Trump raised Biden's political prospects as well as those of Sen. Elizabeth Warren
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201906_June21Giuliani tweets that Zelensky silent on investigation of Ukrainian 2016 interference & Biden bribery; he should “investigate both”
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201906_Junesummer Ukrainians understood discussion of the Biden issue was a precondition for scheduling a call with Trump
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201907_JulyTrump instructed acting White House Chief of Staff Mulvaney to piace a hold on nearly $400 million in military aid to Ukraine
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201907_July9QAnon calls attention to Joe Biden release of tax returns showing that he made $15m+ in "speaking engagements" and book deals" after leaving office as VP (2017-2018) - easy ways to hide money provided in exchange for favors.https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/09/joe-biden-releases-tax-returns-during-2020-democratic-primary.html
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201907_July18Office of Management and Budget (Mulvaney serves as director) passed order to the Defense and State departments
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201907_July18OMB told Pentagon & State that Trump instructed them to tell lawmakers aid was being held due to an “interagency process”
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201907_July19 Kurt Volker Ukraine special envoy to Gordon Sondland ambassador to EU “Most impt is for Zelensky to say that he will help investigation”
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201907_July24Mueller uneven testimony (no definitive conclusions but suggests Trump is in legal trouble when he leaves presidency)
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201907_July24Trump said Muller's testimony before Congress was a win, Calling it "a great day for me“
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201907_July25 Volker to Andrey Yermak (Zelensky's aide) “[if] Z convinces trump he will investigate .. we will nail down date for visit to Washington.”
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201907_July25Trump call w/ Zelensky, asked him to investigate Biden & Ukrainian interference in US 2016 election; Pompeo on call
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201907_July26Kurt Volker (United States Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations) meets Zelensky
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201907_July28Dan Coats (DNI) announces impending resignation
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201907_July28Coats interrupted a meeting Sue Gordon was holding on election security and asked his deputy to submit her letter of resignation
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201907_July28Gordon announces impending resignation
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201907_July28Trump announces he intended to nominate John Ratcliffe for DNI (Senate & former intel concern: he might politicize intelligence)
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201907_July31Trump and Putin phone call on Siberia wildfires
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201907_July whistle-blower brings (via colleague) concerns about July 25 call to CIA General Counsel Courtney Elwood
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201908_AugustDept drafts statement for Zelensky saying they'd investigate 2016 Ukrainian interference, Burisma
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201908_AugustAugust Giuliani says he spoke to a representative for Zelensky by phone and in person
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201908_August2Trump withdraws nomination of Ratcliffe for DNI
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201908_August2US pulls out of INF treaty
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201908_August5series of calls between the CIA and the White House, as White House lawyers tried to figure out the seriousness of the concerns
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201908_Augustwhistle-blower became aware that the White House was investigating the call
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201908_August6Jon Huntsman submits resignation as US ambassador to Russia (effective Oct 3)
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201908_August8Trump announces that Joseph Maguire would become Acting Director of National Intelligence on August 16, 2019
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201908_August8explosion at Nyonoksa nuciear facility
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201908_August9Sondland, ambassador to EU told Volker, Ukraine special envoy, “I think POTUS really wants the deliverable”
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201908_August10Volker to Yermak “Let's iron out statement and use that to get date”
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201908_August10Yermak to Volker “Once we have a date” Ukraine would announce T-Z meeting & discuss “Burisma and election meddling in investigations”
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201908_August12employee of the intelligence community (CIA) submitted a whistle-blower disclosure to the inspector general, Michael Atkinson
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201908_August13after consul w/ Giuliani, Volker sent Sondland a draft of Zelensky statement with “investigation of .. Burisma and the 2016 U.S. elections"
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201908_August14Elwood alerted the Justice Dept about what she was looking into; DQJ lawyers went to the White House to look at the rough transcript
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201908_August15Dan Coats steps down, Sue Gordon steps down
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201908_August24G7 in Biarritz, France begins (3 day summit)
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201908_August26Atkinson (as required by law) forwards report to acting DN! Joseph Maquire just prior to the expiration of the 14-day reporting period
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201908_August28 Bolton meets Zelensky in Kiev
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201908_August30Trump considers blocking $250 million in military aid to Ukraine, effectively pausing disbursement during a formal review process
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201908_August30William Taylor chargé d'affaires. to Volker: Trump canceled trip to Warsaw (where he was to meet with Zelensky)
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201908_Augustconcern within the administration that if they did not spend the money, they would run afoul of the law
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201908_AugustBolton argued to meet with Ukraine’s president and restore funding as a way to curb Russian aggression
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201909_Sep1Pence meets Zefensky in Warsaw (mentions corruption and money for Ukraine)
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201909_Sep1Taylor to Sondland, “Are we now saying that security assistance and WH meeting are conditioned on investigations?”
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201909_Sep2Maguire blows through the mandatory 7-day reporting period
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201909_SepZelensky expressed concerns that “aid that was being cut off to Ukraine ... was a consequence” of unwillingness to investigate the Bidens
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201909_Sep3OLC: (Steven Engel) complaint submitted to [CIG doesn't involve an ‘urgent concern”, DNI has no statutory obligation to give it to Congress
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201909_Sep3QLC stated that the proper channel for the DNI was to present a criminal referral of the matter to the Justice Department
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201909_SepMaquire presents a criminal referral of the matter to the Justice Department
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201909_SepJustice: the complaint required no further investigation as violation of campaign finance laws (thing of value) or any other law.
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201909_Sep Barr is implicated in the allegations and should have been required to recuse in any evaluation of the complaint
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201909_Sep5Washington Post editorial alleging a quid pro quo: “using military aid to solicit Ukraine help w presidential campaign”
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201909_Sep9Russian source exfiltration story breaks
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201909_Sep9 Maguire fails to inform Congress of the existence the report until Sep 9, a week after expiration of the 7-day reporting period
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201909_SepMaguire took the complaint to the White House, to inquire whether the contents were covered by executive privilege
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201909_Sep9Atkinson notifies House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff of an “urgent concern” that DNI has overruled
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201909_Sep9Three House committees begin investigating efforts by Trump & Giuliani to pressure Ukraine to assist re-election campaign
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