President Biden makes surprise visit to Kyiv, Ukraine, meets with President Zelenskyy

Posted on AllSides February 20th, 2023
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Ukrainian Presidential Press Office via AP

President Biden arrived in Ukraine’s capital city of Kyiv early Monday morning in a surprise visit just ahead of the one-year anniversary of Russia's invasion of the country. 

Biden delivered remarks and met with President Volodymyr Zelensky at Mariinsky Palace to announce an additional half-billion dollars in U.S. assistance. The new assistance includes shells for howitzers, anti-tank missiles, air surveillance radars and other aid but no new advanced weaponry.

The trip is the first time Biden has traveled to Ukraine since Russia launched its invasion one year ago. 

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