U.S. State Department
President Joe Biden revealed he would choose Lynne Tracy, the present ambassador to Armenia, to act as U.S. ambassador to Russia.
Tracy, a profession diplomat, will take over from John Sullivan who left Moscow at the start of the month and revealed his objective to retire. Tracy worked as the second-highest authorities at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, the deputy chief of objective, from 2014 to2017 She likewise formerly worked as senior consultant for Russia affairs in the State Department’s Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs.
Tracy’s election comes at a turning point for U.S.-Russian relations amidst stress over the continuing intrusion of Ukraine.
Throughout her profession Tracy has actually operated at U.S. diplomatic stations consisting of Turkmenistan, Pakistan andKazakhstan Tracy learnt Soviet Studies and holds a law degree. She speaks Russian.
Elizabeth Rood, deputy chief of objective to Russia, has actually led the U.S.’s embassy in Moscow because Sullivan left.