KALININGRAD, January 15. /TASS/. US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland has arrived in Russia’s Kaliningrad region on Friday from Lithuania, a source in the Russian Foreign Ministry’s office in the Kaliningrad region told TASS. She will hold a meeting here with Russian presidential aide Vladislav Surkov.
"Victoria Nuland is already in the Kaliningrad region. In the afternoon today she is meeting Russian presidential aide Vladislav Surkov," the source said. They will have closed-door consultations in the Russian president’s residence in the town of Pionerskiy on the Baltic Sea coast, the ministry’s office said.
The Kommersant daily reported earlier on Friday with reference to its own sources that Nuland and Surkov planned to hold consultations "around the fulfilment of the Minsk agreements on the settlement of the conflict in Ukraine’s south-eastern Donbas region."