Madeleine Albright Urges Rice To Visit Russia The former secretary of state says Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice should visit not only Georgia, but also Russia. "We have to let the Russians know directly that we think this is not acceptable behavior in the 21st century," she told Alex Chadwick.
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Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright speaks with Alex Chadwick about the Russia-Georgia conflict on 'Day to Day'

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Madeleine Albright Urges Rice To Visit Russia

Madeleine Albright Urges Rice To Visit Russia

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright speaks with Alex Chadwick about the Russia-Georgia conflict on 'Day to Day'

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Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright urges Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice to visit not only Georgia, but also Russia. She spoke with Alex Chadwick about the tensions between Russia and Georgia.

"I think clearly, the problem is coming from Moscow," she said. "While we have reports that President Bush had some kind of conversation with Putin at the Olympics, it is hard to say at what level messages are being delivered to the powers that be in Moscow. And I think if the U.S. is going to be effective, we have to let the Russians know directly that we think this is not acceptable behavior in the 21st century."