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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.

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11 Sep 2017

Saakashvili plans to unite Ukraine opposition against president

LVIV, Ukraine A day after forcing his way past border guards back into Ukraine, former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili said he would unite the opposition against his former ally President Petro Poroshenko and planned to campaign for support.

10 Sep 2017

Ex-Georgian leader Saakashvili barges across Ukraine border

SHEHYNI, Ukraine Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili and a crowd of supporters barged past guards to enter Ukraine from the Polish border on Sunday after a prolonged standoff between Saakashvili and the Ukrainian authorities.

30 Jun 2017

Ukraine power company says was hit by second cyber attack

KIEV Ukrainian state power distributor Ukrenergo was hit by another cyber attack on Thursday which used a computer virus different from one that hit Ukraine earlier in the week, the company's acting chief said.

14 May 2017

Portugal wins Eurovision Song Contest for the first time

KIEV Portugal's Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday performing a jazz-style ballad written by his sister, taking the top spot for the first time in the country's history and celebrating with a call to "put emotion back into music".

13 May 2017

Italy, Portugal lead the pack as Kiev hosts Eurovision final

KIEV, May 13 Italy and Portugal are the frontrunners going into the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev on Saturday night, an annual song and dance fest whose global audience topped 200 million people last year.

06 May 2017

Don't let Russia spoil Eurovision, 2016 winner tells fellow Ukrainians

KIEV As preparations for the Eurovision Song Contest moved into higher gear in Kiev on Friday, last year's winner urged her fellow Ukrainians not to allow any provocations from Russia to spoil the event. | Video

21 Feb 2017

Ukrainian MP plans to travel to Washington to push peace plan

KIEV A Ukrainian lawmaker who proposed an alternative plan for peace with Russian-backed separatists to U.S. President Donald Trump's administration told Reuters on Tuesday he plans to travel to Washington to present the proposal publicly.

16 Jan 2017

Russian 'scrotum protest' artist seeks asylum in France

KIEV Russian dissident artist Pyotr Pavlensky, whose protests against the state have included nailing his scrotum to Moscow's Red Square, has said he plans to seek asylum in France.

17 Nov 2016

Ukraine presidential official counters Saakashvili's corruption claims

KIEV The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko hit back on Thursday at claims by former regional governor Mikheil Saakashvili that Poroshenko had allowed corruption to flourish, saying Saakashvili had failed to deliver change while in office.

04 Nov 2016

Ukrainian hackers promise leaks on Putin spokesman

KIEV Ukrainian hackers behind recent Kremlin email leaks said on Thursday they planned to release more information taken from accounts linked to senior Russian officials, including to President Vladimir Putin's chief spokesman.

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