In a carefully choreographed press moment that required complete security and secrecy, President Joe Biden made an unannounced visit to Kiev on Monday, promising an “unwavering, unwavering commitment” to Ukraine.
Biden’s 10-hour train ride across Ukraine and tour of the capital with President Volodymyr Zelensky on this one-day trip marked the one-year anniversary of Russia’s deadly invasion.
“A year later, Kiev is standing. And Ukraine is standing. Biden said at a joint press conference with Zelensky outside the presidential palace. During the visit, Biden announced $500 million in funding for Ukraine’s war effort, including long-range weapons and ammunition