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Joe Biden to travel to Ukraine
« on: April 13, 2014, 09:30:16 AM »
http://dyn.politico.com/printstory.cfm?uuid=1D3DC083-A862-4EEB-9789-1F2520E65467

 Joe Biden to travel to Ukraine
By: Adam Sneed
April 12, 2014 06:17 PM EDT

Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Kiev later this month to meet with Ukrainian government leaders, the White House announced Saturday.

His April 22 trip is just weeks ahead of Ukraine’s first presidential election since deposed president Viktor Yanukovych was forced from the country. The White House says Biden’s meetings with officials and civil society groups will cover constitutional reform, anti-corruption efforts and fair elections on May 25.

“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 statement said.



The announcement comes as Russia is accused of stoking unrest in eastern Ukraine and moving troops toward the border following its February annexation of Crimea. The White House announcement says pro-Russian separatists, apparently backed by Moscow, “continue an orchestrated campaign of incitement and sabotage to destabilize the Ukrainian state.”

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Re: Joe Biden to travel to Ukraine
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2014, 10:45:13 AM »
Is Biden aware Ukraine isn't part of the United States and it isn't hosting a democratic fundraiser?
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Re: Joe Biden to travel to Ukraine
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2014, 01:31:50 PM »
Well, that should be a laugh a minute.   :thud:
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Re: Joe Biden to travel to Ukraine
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2014, 10:24:43 PM »
That's going to be an expensive fiasco. I don't even want to think about how many SS and military people it will take to keep him safe in that environment. Never mind how much it will cost to keep the people who will be assuring his safety safe themselves. What a waste of money!

Or is this just 0bama's way to get old joey out of DC? Worth it at any price?

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Re: Joe Biden to travel to Ukraine
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2014, 11:21:16 PM »
Oh boy.  This is going to really give the Ukrainians that warm-and-fuzzy we're-loved feeling.  Not.  Maybe he's going over there to secretly cross over into Russia to get his plugs swapped out for some really nice new russian ones?

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Re: Joe Biden to travel to Ukraine
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2014, 07:40:49 AM »
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Maybe he's going over there to secretly cross over into Russia to get his plugs swapped out for some really nice new russian ones?

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Re: Joe Biden to travel to Ukraine
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2014, 08:09:02 AM »
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I don't think they could do that much reconstructive surgery on the face, however; some things are just too far gone to fix!


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