German Chancellor Merkel visits Moscow

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Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Moscow to pay tribute to Soviet soldiers killed in World War two. The Chancellor’s visit comes a day after the Red Square celebrations with a big military parade. Merkel and other Western leaders chose to forego that event. As CCTV’s Stephanie Freid reported from Moscow, Merkel’s appearance at the Kremlin is being viewed as a balancing act between respect and diplomacy.

German Chancellor Merkel visits Moscow

German Chancellor Merkel visits Moscow

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Moscow to pay tribute to Soviet soldiers killed in World War two. The Chancellor's visit comes a day after the Red Square celebrations with a big military parade. Merkel and other Western leaders chose to forego that event. As CCTV's Stephanie Freid reported from Moscow, Merkel's appearance at the Kremlin is being viewed as a balancing act between respect and diplomacy.