12 December 2019

Senate confirms John Sullivan as next U.S. ambassador to Russia

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Open this photo in gallery In this Oct. 30, 2019, file photo, Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan appears before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for his confirmation hearing to be the new U.S. ambassador to Russia, on Capitol Hill, in Washington. J. Scott Applewhite/The Associated Press The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed the nomination of John Sullivan, President Donald Trump’s pick to be Ambassador to Russia, at a time when ties between Washington and Moscow have been strained. [...]