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Alessandra Prentice

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

09 Dec 2017

Protesters gather in Kiev after police recapture ex-Georgia leader Saakashvili

KIEV Ukrainian police recaptured the former president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili on Friday, prompting further protests in central Kiev by his supporters who freed him from police custody earlier this week.

08 Dec 2017

Criticism of Ukraine's language law justified: rights body

KIEV Ukraine's neighbors have a right to criticize a new Ukrainian law banning schools from teaching in minority languages beyond primary school level, a leading European rights watchdog said on Friday.

08 Dec 2017

Ukraine president denies hampering anti-corruption efforts

VILNIUS/KIEV Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko denied on Friday interfering with the work of law enforcement bodies investigating corruption and he urged such agencies to refrain from playing politics.

08 Dec 2017

Ukraine shelves controversial corruption law after donor pressure

KIEV Ukrainian lawmakers on Thursday shelved a draft law that critics say would have undermined the independence of anti-corruption institutions, which Ukraine's foreign backers this week said were under attack from vested interests.

22 Nov 2017

EU preaches tough love for impatient Ukraine

BRUSSELS/KIEV Ukraine's EU membership ambitions will collide with the West's reform demands at a summit on Friday with EU leaders ready to admonish Kiev for failing to implement anti-corruption laws that would bring it closer to the West, officials say.

08 Nov 2017

Interview: Ukraine's Tymoshenko expects fair U.S. ruling after Manafort indicted

By Matthias Williams, Pavel Polityuk and Alessandra Prentice

08 Nov 2017

Ukraine's Tymoshenko expects fair U.S. ruling after Manafort indicted

By Matthias Williams, Pavel Polityuk and Alessandra Prentice

02 Nov 2017

Exclusive: Ukraine hit by stealthier phishing attacks during BadRabbit strike

KIEV Hackers tried to access confidential data in powerful but stealthy phishing attacks launched in parallel with an eyeball-grabbing ransomware strike called BadRabbit last week, the head of the Ukrainian state cyber police said on Thursday.

02 Nov 2017

Exclusive: Ukraine hit by stealthier phishing attacks during BadRabbit strike

KIEV Hackers tried to access confidential data in powerful but stealthy phishing attacks launched in parallel with an eyeball-grabbing ransomware strike called BadRabbit last week, the head of the Ukrainian state cyber police said on Thursday.

02 Nov 2017

Ukrainian minister's son gets conditional release in graft case

KIEV A Ukrainian judge released the son of Ukraine's interior ministry from custody on Wednesday on the condition he appear in court as required in connection with an embezzlement case.

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