South Korea expects North to hold new nuclear test by end of MarchWorld March 24, 7:20
Russian-US experiment to simulate outer space mission named SIRIUSScience & Space March 24, 6:20
ZA Sport becomes Russia’s official Olympic kit brandSport March 24, 4:28
Police searching for another suspect in Russia’s ex-MP murder in KievWorld March 24, 2:45
Fourth victim of London attack dies in hospital — policeWorld March 24, 2:42
Ammo depot fire in Ukraine no threat to EU gas transit — companyWorld March 24, 2:40
Putin pleased with acting at Moscow's Maly drama theaterSociety & Culture March 23, 23:35
Former Russian MP killed in Kiev, killer dies in hospitalWorld March 23, 23:32
Russian philanthropists get highest French award for thier art donationSociety & Culture March 23, 23:26
WASHINGTON, July 24 (Itar-Tass) —— US Special Representative for Global Intergovernmental Affairs Rita Jo Lewis has left for Russia to discuss the development of direct contacts between US states and Russian regions. As the US State Department reported on Monday, during the period until July 31, she will visit Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg and Vladivostok.
As the US diplomatic department specified, Special Representative Lewis will meet in Russia with official representatives of the federal and local authorities, as well as leaders of the Russia business and scientific community to discuss issues of development of the US-Russian partnership at the level of cities and states which are of interest for them.
According to the department, this is the first visit of Rita Jo Lewis to Russia. Over the past two years, she familiarized herself with the implementation of a number of initiatives in different fields aimed at developing regional contacts of the United States with Brazil, China, India and South Africa.