Ukraine opens probe of possible surveillance of ambassador

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YURAS KARMANAU Associated Press KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Police in Ukraine are investigating whether the U.S. ambassador came under illegal surveillance by an unknown party before the Trump administration recalled her from Kyiv, Ukrainian authorities said Thursday. The announcement came two days after Democratic lawmakers in the United States released documents and text messages that showed an associate of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer communicating with Rudy Giuliani about Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch's r emoval. In announcing the investigation, the Ukrainian Interior Ministry said the country's police "are not interfering in the internal political affairs of the United States" by conducting the probe. The ambassador's firing last spring was at the center of the inquiry lau
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