Biden to visit Ukraine amidst escalating tensions

Vice President Joseph Biden
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Vice President Joseph Biden

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Kiev on April 22 to meet with government officials and civil society groups ahead of the Ukrainian presidential election in May, the White House said on Saturday.

"The vice president will underscore the United States' strong support for a united, democratic Ukraine that makes its own choices about its future path,'' the White House said in a statement.

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