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President Biden makes surprise visit to Ukraine as Russian war nears 2nd year

In this handout photo issued by the Ukrainian Presidential Press Office, U.S. President Joe Biden meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at the Ukrainian presidential palace on Feb. 20, 2023 in Kyiv, Ukraine. The US President made his first visit to Kyiv since Russia's large-scale invasion last Feb 24, 2022. (Photo by Ukrainian Presidential Press Office via Getty Images)
In this handout photo issued by the Ukrainian Presidential Press Office, U.S. President Joe Biden meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at the Ukrainian presidential palace on Feb. 20, 2023 in Kyiv, Ukraine. The US President made his first visit to Kyiv since Russia's large-scale invasion last Feb 24, 2022. (Photo by Ukrainian Presidential Press Office via Getty Images)

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with NPR international correspondent Joanna Kakissis in Kyiv about President Biden’s surprise trip to the Ukrainian capital.

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