Factbox - Burisma, the obscure Ukrainian gas company at the heart of U.S. political row

  • World
  • Wednesday, 25 Sep 2019

KIEV (Reuters) - Some U.S. Democrats are calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump over reports that he asked his Ukrainian counterpart to launch an investigation that could damage his Democratic political rival Joe Biden.

Trump is alleged to have wanted Kiev to investigate Hunter Biden, a son of the former U.S. vice president and specifically his previous role as a board member of Burisma, a private Ukrainian gas firm.

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