US prepares $1 bn. aid package for troubled Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine - In a somber show of US support for Ukraine's new leadership, US Secretary of State John Kerry walked the streets Tuesday where nearly 100 anti-government protesters were gunned down by police last month, and promised beseeching crowds that American aid is on the way.


The Obama administration announced a $1 billion energy subsidy package in Washington as Kerry was arriving in Kiev. (AP)