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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Lynn to Visit Moscow

MOSCOW -- Johannes Lynn, the World Bank vice president for Eastern Europe and Asia, will arrive in Moscow on Saturday for a week long visit to monitor projects financed by the bank, Interfax reported.

The World Bank has already granted Russia some $10 billion in loans and, according to a bank representative in Moscow this week, intends to offer another $3 billion this year.

Russia is currently seeking a $750 million loan from the World Bank for education reforms, and plans to seek a similar sum for health care reforms