Kerry Pledges $1 Billion For Ukraine

He later met leading politicians including former world heavyweight boxing champion Vitaly Klitschko, who is set to run for president in May's election.
Kerry Pledges $1 Billion For Ukraine

Via AFP:

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday became the highest-profile foreign diplomat to visit Ukraine's interim government, offering a $1 billion support package in the face of an escalating crisis with Russia.

Both the visit and the announcement highlighted Washington's determination to support the authorities in Kiev against Russia as the West grapples with the most serious crisis in the region since the Cold War.

On a grey, foggy day, Kerry looked sombre as he visited Kiev's Shrine of the Fallen, the flower-laden memorial honouring the nearly 100 people killed during last month'...

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