Biden to head to Kiev
April 13 , 2014
The White House mentioned that Joe Biden is soon headed to Kiev in order to meet with leaders. CNN notes that the vice president is expected to head to the nation on April 22 as well.
Regional unrest continues and reports suggest that separatists have established barricades and seized government buildings outside the eastern city of Slaviansk and the mayor said she supported the movement. Moreover, the BBC reports that separatists also control the police station located in Kramotorsk and have seized government buildings in Druzhkovka.
A rep mentioned that the White House has condemned action "by pro-Russian separatists, apparently with support from Russia." He notes that "similar so-called protest activities in Crimea before Russia's purported annexation."