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Rice 'Troubled' By Kremlin's Concentration Of Power


http://gdb.rferl.org/808DD864-74E1-40DA-A435-D36B6DC48599_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/808DD864-74E1-40DA-A435-D36B6DC48599_mw800_mh600.jpg U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice (epa) May 11, 2007 -- U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has said she is "troubled" by the "concentration of power" in the Kremlin.


Speaking before a Senate committee on May 10 ahead of a visit to Moscow next week, Rice said today that U.S.-Russia relations are in a "difficult period."


The United States is at odds with Russia over a number of issues, including U.S. plans for a European-based missile-defense system, the future of Kosovo, and human rights.


(Reuters)

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