'Bukvy' looked back at the history of such claims that definitely raised eyebrows in Washington and Brussels.
US officials moved to quell Ukraine's fears ahead of Biden-Putin 'upcoming diplomatic engagements'.
Since Leonid Kuchma’s presidency, the relationships between Ukraine and the United States have been called ‘strategic partnership’. Actually, each Kuchma’s successor maintained this partnership in his own way.
The official visit of the US Secretary of State to Kyiv can be taken as a ‘rapid diagnostic test’, or a geopolitical ‘biopsy’, so to speak. Antony Blinken clearly acted as a seasoned professional examining Ukraine to see if it lives up to the status of the US ‘strategic partner’; his talks with the Ukrainian government officials were set to help Washington to work out the US strategy for relations with Kyiv.
On Thursday, Petro Poroshenko met with top US administration officials in the Verkhovna Rada meeting. The ‘European Solidarity’ leader described its results as ’very constructive and symbolic’.