Former U.S. assistant Secretary of state for Europe and Eurasia Victoria Nuland denied Russian visa, told Last news in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
in depodesta said the reason for this decision - diplomat blacklisted, formed the Russian authorities in response to U.S. limits.
earlier "Kommersant" wrote that Nuland has requested a visa to visit the closed international conference organized by the Russian Council for international Affairs, the German society for foreign policy, and the School of advanced international studies of Johns Hopkins University. The event was held in the Russian capital on may 20-21.
later, RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov told Last news that the foreign Ministry advised the Council not to count on the participation Nuland at the conference, because she will be denied a visa.
Victoria Nuland took an active part in the events around the political fall on Ukraine, visited Kyiv in the midst of mass unrest in the winter of 2013-2014.
Media published the footage, She handed out cookies during the protests in Kiev. This Nuland has accused the print and electronic editions of Russia in the misinformation. She said that in February 2014 were distributed in the center of Kiev during the events on independence square sandwiches, not cookies, in addition, not only protesters, but also as if to the soldiers of the detachment of special purpose MIA " Berkut ", which resisted the demonstrators.
in addition, the Director of the political Department of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Alexei Makeyev reported that during the mentioned events Nuland handed out cookies present "euromaidan" in Kiev.