US secretary of defense Lloyd Austin is welcomed as he arrives in Kyiv. Photograph: United States Secretary Of Defense Lloyd Austin/X/Reuters The US secretary of defence, Lloyd Austin, arrived in Kyiv on Monday for a visit, he said on the X social media platform, Reuters reports.

“I’m here today to deliver an important message: the United States will continue to stand with Ukraine in their fight for freedom against Russia’s aggression, both now and into the future.”

The visit comes amid increasing division over Ukraine aid in the US legislature. A joint Ukraine-US military industry conference in Washington is due to […]

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