US Secretary of State Colin Powell will arrive in Moscow on May 14 on a two-day official visit. As a Rosbalt correspondent was informed at the Russian Foreign Ministry, negotiations will be focused on the upcoming G-8 summit in Evian, France.
They will also discuss issues relating to international terrorism and weapons of mass destruction, cooperation in resolving international conflicts and developing bilateral trade relations. According to the Russian Foreign Ministry 'the priority for both sides is to strengthen US-Russian ties and provide security and stability in the world.'
More than 3,500 people were detained during unprecedented mass protests that swept across all of Russia in support of Alexey Navalny on January 23