U.S. Department of State’s Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel will arrive in Kyiv on Monday.

U.S. Department of State’s Under Secretary Stengel arrives in Kyiv/ Wikimedia, David Shankbone

Radio Svoboda reference with a reference to U.S. Department of State.

According to the report, “he will travel to Kyiv, Ukraine; Riga, Latvia; and Brussels, Belgium on May 12-16. Under Secretary Stengel will use his trip to stress the need for greater regional engagement to support Ukraine’s upcoming May 25 elections, push back against efforts to delegitimize them and ensure that all Ukrainians are given the chance to decide their future for themselves”.