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Q&A with US Chargé d’Affaires Kristina Kvien: ‘From now on, Russia will be a pariah state’
Editor's Note: Chargé d’Affaires Kristina Kvien has served as acting United States ambassador to Ukraine since January 2020. A week into Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, the Kyiv Independent talked to U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Kristina Kvien about sanctions, Ukrainians courage and a no-fly zone over Ukraine.
Zelensky, Biden hold talks on potential Russian invasion
Two days after a conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Joe Biden held talks with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky on Dec. 9 to discuss possible full-scale military action by Russia against Ukraine as the current tensions show no sign of abating. “Ukraine’s head of state
US defense bill includes $300 million aid for Ukraine
The U.S. House of Representatives approved the 2022 annual defense spending bill, which includes $300 million in aid for Ukraine, on Dec. 7. The total budget amount is $770 billion. The Senate is due to vote on the bill later this week. The move comes a day after U.