Vladimir Zhirinovsky, deputy speaker of the Russian State Duma and leaderof the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LD) is going to the USA on avisit today. He plans to visit Boston, New York, Detroit and Harvard wherehe will meet with American students, politicians, businessmen andrepresentatives of the Russian diaspora. Zhirinovsky did not have anyproblems with obtaining a US visa, the press service of the LD faction inthe State Duma reported.According to the LD leader, he is going to the USA with a "goodwillmission". The main objective of the visit is to use his best efforts tofinally eliminate old stereotypes of relations between the USA and Russiaand to put an end to the confrontation between our countries, and to make adecisive step forward to uniting two great powers, he pointed out. .
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