Ann Wright: Building Bridges of Peace instead of Fear — Citizen Diplomacy with Russia

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On June 16 I will join a group of 19 US citizens and one from Singapore in Moscow, Russia. We are going to Russia to do what we can to continue bridges of peace with the Russian people, bridges that our governments seem be having difficulty maintaining.  

By Ann Wright  OpEdNews  June 15, 2016

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko want world peace.Russian President Vladimir Putin said he and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko want world peace.  (image by Ruptly TV, Channel: Ruptly TV)   License   DMCA

I just flew across 11 times zones — from Tokyo, Japan to Moscow, Russia.

Russia is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth’s inhabited land area, nearly twice as large as the United States and has extensive mineral and energy resources, the largest reserves in the world. Russia has the world’s ninth largest population with over 146.6 million people Russia…

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