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    Nuland Starts Moscow Visit by Meeting ‘Young Leaders’

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    US Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland has arrived in Moscow with an official visit and has met with Russian young leaders, US Embassy in Moscow spokesperson Will Stevens said in a Twitter message on Tuesday.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Earlier on Tuesday, the US Department of State announced that Nuland would meet with senior Russian officials to discuss the ongoing crisis in eastern Ukraine.

    "A/S [Assistant Secretary] Nuland kicked off her trip to Moscow by meeting with some of Russia's young leaders at the American Center," Stevens stated. 

    Nuland has arrived in Moscow from Vienna, Austria, and will leave for Belgium on May 18, according to the State Department.    

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