US Vice President Biden Arrives In Ukraine

US Vice President Biden Arrives In Ukraine

Via AFP:

US Vice President Joe Biden touched down at Kiev airport Monday for a two-day visit seen as a show of support for crisis-hit Ukraine's pro-Western leaders.

Biden's arrival came as Moscow accused Kiev of violating an international accord aimed at defusing a separatist uprising in Ukraine's pro-Russian east.

On arrival, the US vice president was taken to a briefing with US embassy staff. On Tuesday he was to meet the country's interim president, Oleksandr Turchynov, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and lawmakers.

A senior administration official told reporters travelling with Biden tha...

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