World / Russia Ukraine war US President Biden lands in Kyiv for surprise visit

Vikrant Shekhawat : Feb 20, 2023, 05:26 PM
Russia-Ukraine War: A few days before the first anniversary of Russia's attack on Ukraine, US President Joe Biden suddenly reached the capital Kiev. He was received by the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky. Both the leaders were also seen on the streets of Kiev, whose pictures and videos are going viral. The US President is scheduled to visit Poland on February 20-22 to discuss with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki the increase in the number of US troops there. But before that he surprised everyone by reaching Kiev. During this, Joe Biden said, after one year, Kiev is standing and Ukraine is standing. Democracy stands.

On February 24, the Ukraine-Russia war will complete one year. Still the situation at ground zero remains dangerous. Zelensky's meetings with Joe Biden have happened earlier as well but this is the first time the US President has reached Kiev. This visit of the US President is a signal to Russia and the international community that the US will continue to support Ukraine. The fighting in eastern Ukraine has taken a terrible turn and Russia is continuously attacking Ukrainian cities with missiles. Russian missiles hit civilian buildings and homes in Kiev on New Year's Eve and January 1.

Air sirens rang in the city on Monday morning. Several important roads in central Kiev were blocked and a long convoy of minibuses and armored vehicles was seen heading towards the city centre. US President Joe Biden said in Kiev that Ukraine will get a $500 million military package, which will be announced on Tuesday. The adviser to the President of Ukraine quoted the US President as saying, "Russia will definitely lose." Whatever Putin and his allies do. Whatever weapons Ukraine needs, it will get them. no compromise.'