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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Major Arrives for First Visit

Prime Minister John Major of Britain flew into Moscow late Monday evening for his first official visit to Russia, Itar-Tass reported.

Major is due to hold talks in the Kremlin on Tuesday and will later have dinner with Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin, Interfax said.

On Wednesday, the British prime minister will fly 400 kilometers east of Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod, known as the "privatization capital of Russia," before flying back to London in the evening.

By Thomas de Waal