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US ambassador to Russia returning to Washington after the Kremlin urged him to leave amid heightened tensions

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement US Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan will return to Washington this week to discuss with administration officials rising tensions with Russia, the US Embassy in Moscow said on Tuesday.
"I believe it is important for me to speak directly with my new colleagues in the Biden administration in Washington about the current state of bilateral relations between the United States and Russia," Sullivan said in a statement.
"Also, I have not seen my family in well over a year, and that is another important reason for me to return home for a visit," Sullivan added. "I will...
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US Ambassador to Russia to return to America: Sullivan heads home after advice from Moscow to go to Washington for 'consultations'

US Ambassador to Russia to return to America: Sullivan heads home after advice from Moscow to go to Washington for 'consultations'

28 days ago   |   By RT

US ambassador to Russia John Sullivan is to head back to America this week after a Kremlin official recommended he return home “for thorough, serious consultations,” amid mounting tensions between Washington and Moscow.
The diplomat has been reportedly reluctant to leave the country, with US news outlet Axios saying that he wanted to stay in Moscow, and would not go home unless he was expelled. Now, it appears he has taken the ‘advice', and will return this week.
“I believe it is important for me to speak directly with my new colleagues in the Biden administration in Washington about the...
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John Sullivan, U.S. Ambassador to Russia, Taking Kremlin's Advice to Return to U.S. to Talk to Biden

John Sullivan, U.S. Ambassador to Russia, Taking Kremlin's Advice to Return to U.S. to Talk to Biden

28 days ago   |   By Newsweek

Sullivan said he plans to return to Moscow in the coming weeks before any meetings between President Biden and Putin.
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