In view of the coming visit by US President, additional security measures are being taken in Moscow. All the plans have been drawn and coordinated, reported chief of the Moscow Main Interior Department Vladimir Pronin. The Marriott Grand Hotel in which the President of the United States will be staying has been taken under special control. Forty-one militia details will patrol the hotel round the clock. Forty-nine details will be on duty in Novinsky Boulevard and in Bolshoi Devyatinsky Pereulok where the complex of the buildings of the US Embassy is located. An hour and a half before the visit by the distinguished delegation to any building or place they will be checked by cynologists with specially trained dogs. Apart from that, the work of the traffic control service will be intensified; its members will take under special control the highways along which the movement of the motorcades are expected. During the summit, additional 422 militiamen will ensure order in the Russian capital.
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