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Russia moves to expel some American diplomats

Russia moves to expel some American diplomats

Russia is moving to expel some American diplomats from the country after the U.S. removed 12 Russian diplomats late last month. The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Wednesday that a note listing …

Russia issues demarche to U.S. ambassador

Russia issues demarche to U.S. ambassador

The Russian Foreign Ministry on Monday summoned U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan and issued a demarche and a note of protest to him over the recent "unacceptable" remarks by President Joe Biden regarding Russian President …

U.S. embassy: Nuland calls talks in Moscow constructive

U.S. embassy: Nuland calls talks in Moscow constructive

U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland described her talks with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov, where they discussed both bilateral and global issues, as constructive, Jason Rebholz, spokesperson …

U.S. ambassador Sullivan leaves Moscow for Washington

U.S. ambassador Sullivan leaves Moscow for Washington

U.S. Ambassador to Russia John J. Sullivan has departed from Sheremetyevo Airport on a London-bound flight from Moscow and will head to Washington on a connecting flight from the British capital, an informed source said. The plane, …

U.S. envoy to Russia to leave for Washington

U.S. envoy to Russia to leave for Washington

U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan will go to Washington this week for consultations with the Biden administration and will return to Moscow "in the coming weeks," the Axios portal reported citing a U.S. State Department …

Russian ambassador leaves US

Russian ambassador leaves US

Russian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States Anatoly Antonov left the Russian diplomatic mission in the American capital this afternoon and headed to New York to return to Russia. The ambassador returns to …

Biden team asks Russia ambassador to stay in post

Biden team asks Russia ambassador to stay in post

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team has asked the U.S. ambassador to Russia, John Sullivan, and a very small number of other Trump political appointees, to temporarily remain in their diplomatic posts, according to people …

Russian embassy comments on "election meddling" claims

Russian embassy comments on "election meddling" claims

Anti-Russian statements by participants of the U.S. election campaign have led to " unprecedented degradation" of bilateral ties, the Russian Embassy in Washington said. "It is especially striking how political forces in …

New U.S. Ambassador to Russia names priority areas

New U.S. Ambassador to Russia names priority areas

Newly appointed U.S. ambassador to Russia John Sullivan said he will try to focus on areas where the two sides can cooperate. Sullivan said he has a range of priorities: Cooperating on an arms-control strategy that …

Sergey Lavrov on provocations in international diplomacy

Sergey Lavrov on provocations in international diplomacy

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with the Rossiya-1 television channel that some countries take provocative steps on the global arena seeking to set others against this or that state. The …

U.S. citizens try to illegally enter Severodvinsk

U.S. citizens try to illegally enter Severodvinsk

A new diplomatic row has sparked in Russia: three U.S. diplomats were removed from a train running between Nyonoksa and Severodvinsk in Russia's Arkhangelsk Region after being suspected of violating travel rules for foreigners in Russia. …

Huntsman completes his work as U.S. Ambassador to Russia

Huntsman completes his work as U.S. Ambassador to Russia

U.S. Ambassador Jon Huntsman has completed his tenure in Russia and is returning home. He will fly to the United States in the coming hours, an informed source said.  No ceremonies at the embassy or airport on the …

U.S. Embassy in Russia confirms Huntsman's resignation

U.S. Embassy in Russia confirms Huntsman's resignation

The United States Embassy in Russia has confirmed that U.S. Ambassador Jon Huntsman has tendered resignation. According to a resignation letter, which the envoy sent to U.S. President Donald Trump, …